Niamh, age 7, wants to know why we have scary dreams. But after 200 years of study, dreams are still very much a mystery.
Recent research suggests running allows the brain to rest and reduces the need for sleep.
Sleep is essential for good executive functioning and for good general health. So how do candidates keep up the grueling demands of their schedules?
Have you ever arrived in a hotel room after a long flight and despite being exhausted, failed to fall asleep? This is called the first-night effect and we may have understood why it occurs.
New research suggests disrupted sleep patterns could have more impact on some measures of women's performance than men's.
We aren't slaves to our body clocks: changing your routine could make a huge difference to your sleep patterns.
Here are five scientific studies from the last 12 months with simple tips for raising healthy children.