Category: Sleep

#SleeptoPerform Series: Stages of Sleep

#SleeptoPerform Series: Stages of Sleep

In this second video in the #SleeptoPerform series I outline the different stages of sleep – Stage 1, Stage 2, Deep Sleep (Stages 3 and 4), and Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep. Each stage has its own distinct characteristics and benefits. In this video I walk you though each stage highlighting a handful of important …

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Kokoon EEG headphones help you to sleep better by monitoring brainwaves.

Kokoon EEG headphones help you to sleep better by monitoring brainwaves.

A kickstarter-backed start-up “Kokoon” has come up with an innovative headphone that can help you to sleep better by monitoring the brainwaves. Tiny EEG sensors sit within the headphones and monitor how asleep you are. It then adjusts the audio volume so you’re not woken when a song reaches a loud bit. And, it provides …

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Sleep Profiler: measuring sleep over multiple nights to help manage insomnia

Sleep Profiler: measuring sleep over multiple nights to help manage insomnia

People with insomnia commonly have trouble accurately estimating how much sleep they are getting. It’s also helpful in managing insomnia to get a picture of sleep quality and sleep architecture. The Sleep Profiler allows for multi-night EEG (brain wave) recording at home providing helpful information for managing insomnia. Dr David Cunnington, sleep physician, talks with …

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