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  • RAND's Wendy Troxel shares the science behind the health of sleeping with a partner or not, and provides insights about how to navigate these choices in our relationships.

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    How to Sleep Like Your Relationship Depends on It

    Nov 2, 2019

    RAND's Wendy Troxel shares the science behind the health of sleeping with a partner or not, and provides insights about how to navigate these choices in our relationships.

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    Starting School Later Could Boost the Economy

    Aug 30, 2017

    Moving school start times to 8:30 a.m. could contribute $83 billion to the U.S. economy within a decade. These gains would come from higher academic and professional performance, and reduced car crash rates.

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    The EEG, Consciousness, and Sleep

    An attempt to relate specific electroencephalography (EEG) patterns along the continuum between waking and deep sleep with the ability to respond and remember, the criteria used as a measure of consciousness.

    Apr 15, 1955

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    The Non-Recall of Material Presented During Sleep

    A supplement to RM-1442, Responses to Material Presented during Various Levels of Sleep. The present study emphasizes repetitive training during which it is assumed the subject is asleep and the material presented under these conditions is not recalled.

    Dec 27, 1954

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    Responses to Material Presented During Various Levels of Sleep

    A description of an experiment designed to determine the effect on recall and response to material presented to subjects at various levels of awareness between wakefulness and deep sleep.

    Dec 27, 1954

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    A Critical Review of the "Learn-While-You-Sleep" Studies

    An analysis of the experimental design, statistics, methodology, and criteria of ten sleep-learning studies.

    Jun 14, 1954

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    Wendy M. Troxel

    Senior Behavioral and Social Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in clinical/health psychology, University of Pittsburgh; B.A. in psychology/theatre, Bucknell University