Sorry, but all that napping you were looking forward to at the University of Michigan, it's not happening. A lovely communications representative informed Jezebel that the aforementioned nap pods didn't pass a fire safety test and they'd rather you live than sleep so for all those UofM young adults, you'll be catching… » 9/03/14 4:10pm 9/03/14 4:10pm

U of Michigan Introduces 'Nap Pods'; Rest of World Extremely Jealous

If humans do their best work after a good night’s sleep, then naps have to be included in there too, right? University of Michigan has taken that advice to the mattresses and invested in sleep pods for their students so they’ll never stop working. Go Blue! » 8/29/14 4:50pm 8/29/14 4:50pm

Couples Sleep Together Because We Are Poor And Scared of Satan

Like sex, the history of cosleeping is fraught with suspicion and fear and irrationality. And a heaping spoonful of Satan. » 6/12/14 1:40pm 6/12/14 1:40pm

'Bedtime Procrastination' Is Ruining Us All

The idiom goes "I'll sleep when I'm dead," but tweak the phrase to "I'll sleep after I watch one more episode of SVU and open and close Facebook three times and, uh-oh, SVU ended on a cliffhanger so I guess I'll watch one more and — oh, gosh — is it 2am already?" and it becomes a whole lot more relatable. » 6/10/14 6:00pm 6/10/14 6:00pm

Smothering Your Partner While You Sleep Will Save Your Relationship

How do you sleep with your partner in bed? Well, a new study says if you rest more than an inch apart, you are both probably sad. » 4/16/14 2:40pm 4/16/14 2:40pm

Women Totally Mad IRL for Stuff Their Boyfriends Do in Dreams

Tabloid trendpieces should be taken with an entire shaker of salt. But the headline "Over Half of Women Admit They Have Woken Up In A Bad Mood With Their Partner Because He Annoyed Them... In A DREAM" does not require any additional sodium. It is 100% correct, based on totally unscientific anecdata. » 11/15/13 11:10am 11/15/13 11:10am

Are You A Night Person? Then You Are Voldemort, Says Study

A study by Dr. Peter Johanson, a psychologist at the University of Western Sydney, has found that "night owls" more commonly have the personality traits known as the Dark Triad. Unfortunately, while this sounds delightfully Harry Potter-related, it's just the three domineering forces of dickheadedness: specifically,… » 7/27/13 2:00pm 7/27/13 2:00pm

Quit Your Job and Apply to Be a Professional Sleeper ASAP

Guys, I am sleepy. And not just right now. I am sleepy all of the time, from the minute I get up in the morning until the minute I lay down again at night (6pm). I'm so sleepy that I think that I might have Lyme disease, but I'm too lazy to go to the doctor to find out for sure. I bet you know what I mean, too,… » 3/28/13 6:40pm 3/28/13 6:40pm

Yes, I'd Love to Get More Sleep and Be Skinny, But I Have Three Jobs

Yet another thing is working against you in your quest for an itty bitty waist (but probably helping you succeed at having a round thing in other people's faces): your sleeping habits. Everyone has different sleep needs, but the average is between 7 and 9 hours a night, and even getting an hour less than you need can… » 3/12/13 1:40pm 3/12/13 1:40pm

Sharing a Bed With Someone Else May or May Not Lead to Conflict

The folks at British hotel chain Premier Inn released a very scientific (read: not at all scientific) study claiming that one in 10 couples argue about what side of the bed to sleep on. AND THAT THIS CONFLICT ENDS ONE IN TWO OF THOSE RELATIONSHIPS. Jkjk, it doesn't mean shit. » 11/02/12 10:00am 11/02/12 10:00am

Sleeping Next to Newborns May Sap Men’s Precious Stores of Man Aura

A study of fathers in the Philippines so hot and fresh that if it were a waffle it would burn a hole into the roof of your mouth and melt all your fillings (you really should have flossed) suggests that new dads who sleep in close proximity to their kids experience temporary decreases in testosterone. Though the study… » 9/06/12 2:40pm 9/06/12 2:40pm

Li'l Sebastian's Tiny Horse Cousin Wakes Up From Nap

Once upon a time, a baby Shetland pony named Elmo dreamed of ______ and then jolted awake adorably to get some frolicking time in. What do the tiniest horses dream of? I am willing to bet is not the same dream I had last week. » 7/07/12 12:00pm 7/07/12 12:00pm

Puppy Will Explode Your Heart With Her Adorable Sleeping Sounds

The only thing cuter than a puppy talking in her sleep is a puppy who gets super embarrassed when she discovers that her humans have been watching her talk in her sleep. » 7/04/12 9:45pm 7/04/12 9:45pm

To Cuddle or Sleep, What the Hell Are We Supposed to Do After Sex?


Depending on the circumstances, falling asleep first after sex can be a gamble. You don't want to seem rude and refuse to snuggle, but also you are tired. And if you're not yet on a let-it-all-hang-out basis, you might be paranoid that if you fall asleep and start drooling, your efforts to seem suave and mysterious… » 1/22/12 11:55pm 1/22/12 11:55pm

Now You Can Torture Yourself Into Being A Morning Person


Are you a night owl who has always wished you could be a chipper morning person that wakes up with the birds, feeling refreshed and ready for a jog? Good news, the New York Times has some tips on how to adjust your circadian rhythm and transform yourself into more of a morning go-getter. But be warned: you are going… » 11/20/11 12:50pm 11/20/11 12:50pm

Stressed Out Moms Are Hitting The Ambien Bottle Hard


Sometimes it seems like moms cannot catch a break. They're already on duty 24 hours a day, but now it turns out that even when everyone else in the house is fast asleep, they're not getting much rest. Insomnia, the New York times reports, is causing women across the country, but especially moms, to turn to sleeping… » 11/06/11 2:05pm 11/06/11 2:05pm

You'll Sleep When The Crushing Loneliness Subsides

Some people love sleeping alone. Many folks prefer to have a warm body there in the dark with them, and there are those who could go either way, depending on whether the other person is a heavy snorer, sweats the bed, or kicks. But apparently there's a link between loneliness and sleep disruptions — meaning if you… » 11/01/11 7:10pm 11/01/11 7:10pm

Shannen Doherty's Totally Serious Infomercial For Better Sleep

Despite lines like, "I feel alone when I realize that no one knows I feel alone," Shannen Doherty's webisodes for the Better Sleep Council—intended to stress the importance of a good night's sleep—are no joke. [Lamestain] » 1/31/11 11:15am 1/31/11 11:15am