Topic: sleep patterns

Twitter Study Finds Good Moods Peak In Early Morning, Late At Night

Twitter Study Finds Good Moods Peak In Early Morning, Late At Night

Twitter may get maligned as a place for trading political barbs, Miley Cyrus gossip and inane commentary on one’s latest lunch, but it’s turning into quite the treasure trove of information for sociologists. Cornell University researchers consulted the social network to look for large-scale patterns of happiness and other moods; they found people around the globe tend to wake up happy, go through a down-period during the day and resume their good moods in the evenings. More »

Study: Women Sleep More Than Men; Complain Of Exhaustion More

Study: Women Sleep More Than Men; Complain Of Exhaustion More

Unless you’re stuck in your teenage years where 12 hours of sleep was the norm, chances are you’re tired. Whether your boss doesn’t seem to acknowledge that the rest of the world has a life after 5pm, your two-year-old (or 12-year-old) refuses to go to bed, or you just can’t make yourself turn off Conan, the next day can be exhausting and draining. And while a sleep-deprived state is not fun for anyone, researchers found women actually get more shut-eye than men–we just complain more about being tired. More »