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At The Right Hand of Sleep - Neuroskeptic | DiscoverMagazine.com

At The Right Hand of Sleep - Neuroskeptic | DiscoverMagazine.com | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
When we're drowsy, and on the point of falling asleep, our awareness of the outside world tends to dim. But a fascinating new paper reports that, for most
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Fascinating study of how the left hand side of your senses shut down as you fall asleep.

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Sleep Paralysis: page 2

Sleep Paralysis: page 2 | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

Article explores the link between sleep paralysis and illusions or, more properly, hallucinations about alien abductions

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What is sleep paralysis?

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Catching up on lost sleep a dangerous illusion - USATODAY.com

Catching up on lost sleep a dangerous illusion - USATODAY.com | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
New study shows that the ability to function deteriorates rapidly and getting 10 hours on a weekend night doesn't make up for getting six or less during the week.
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Lack of sound sleep may lead to stress, illusion of pain

Lack of sound sleep may lead to stress, illusion of pain | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
PATNA: If you feel like chest pain, it may be because of lack of sound sleep for regular eight hours. Doctors suggest that loss of sleep and resultant stress may lead to illusions of pain in certain...
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American Sleep Association

The American Sleep Association (ASA) is an international organization dedicated to increasing awareness about sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome (RLS), parasomnias, and narcolepsy.

This article makes clear the difference between hallucinations, illusions and dreams.

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