To study or to sleep?

I just finished reading this fascinating research article ‘To study or to sleep? The academic costs of extra studying at the expense of sleep’. I’ve written a couple of posts on how the lack of sleep makes us forget the stuff we studied and also about the concept of sleep debt. This article that I just…

Why can’t I sleep though I’m tired?!

Did I already say that I sleep alot? I think I did. Last night I went to bed at 9.30 and got up this morning at 6.30am. My friends say I sleep like I’m still a teenager. Opinions differ on how much sleep you need. Thomas Edison supposedly only slept 3-4 hours a day and…

The luxury of sleep

I like to sleep. Alot. It has always been this way from when I was in primary school right up to now. Someone once told me that when you get older, you need less sleep. Not me. 9 hours of sleep is barely sufficient for me. In university I stayed at the dorm and I…

Power up! your memory

I just had my birthday a couple of months ago. I try to tell myself age is just a number but really, it’s not. I used to be able to remember telephone numbers, do mental arithmetic in a flash, remember the faces and names of people I met and never ever needed a grocery list…