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Sleep Deprivation Brain

Why We're More Likely To Make False Confessions If We're Sleep-Deprived

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.11.2016 | Science

On Netflix's blockbuster show"Making A Murderer," shocked audiences watched a teenage boy sentenced to decades in prison for murder on the basis of a ...

More Evidence Sleep Deprivation Is Bad For The Brain

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Here's more evidence that sleep deprivation does not do good things to your brain. A small new study in the journal SLEEP shows that one night of ...

Sleep Problems May Contribute To Cognitive Decline

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 10.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

A group of studies, all conducted independently, have reached a similar sobering conclusion: Sleep problems -- including several common sleep difficulties faced by millions of people on a regular basis -- may, over time, lead to cognitive impairment and even dementia.

Your Brain On Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

There's still a great deal of information about the effects of sleep on the brain that we don't yet understand, so any research that sheds light on this subject is exciting and potentially important.