WSU’s Sleep and Performance Research Center has embarked on a $2.8 million study to determine how poor sleep impacts decision-making.
Many of us have trouble sleeping. So, imagine trying to sleep in outer space.
By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane Office of Research
SPOKANE, Wash. – If you spend your nights staring at the bedroom ceiling, you’re not alone. About a quarter of U.S. adults suffer from insomnia, which significantly impacts their quality of life.
A new study by a WSU College of Nursing researcher showed information on sleep issues and strategies could help police suffering from the mental and physical effects of chronic fatigue.
Individuals with a particular variation of the DRD2 gene are resilient to the effects of sleep deprivation when completing tasks that require cognitive flexibility.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have discovered a genetic variation that predicts how well people perform certain mental tasks when they are sleep-deprived.
Tips and tricks from health experts at WSU Spokane to help practice mindfulness during high-stress times.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer
SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have seen how a particular gene is involved in the quality of sleep experienced by three different animals, including humans. The gene and its function open a new avenue for scientists exploring how sleep works and why animals need it so badly.