Running on Empty This Week

Running on Empty This Week

August 4, 2013

A visualization of my sleeping pattern (or lack thereof) this week. Source

The Crazy World of Visual Hallucinations

The Crazy World of Visual Hallucinations

April 26, 2013

In simplest terms, a hallucination is the perception of something that is not actually there. Medical literature defines a hallucination as a perception without a corresponding stimulus. Hallucinations can take the form of sound or voices, smells, tastes, visions, or even physical sensations. Visual hallucinations can be as complex as seeing a piece of furniture […]

Sleep is Awesome

Sleep is Awesome

March 27, 2013

This infographic provides information about sleep. It explains the health risks for not getting enough sleep and the health benefits to sleep. It also provides data for the amount of sleep the average American is getting today. Source

sleep-disorder-influencers

Sleep Disorder Influencers

January 23, 2013

We all feel sleep-deprived from time to time. But for the 15 million Americans who do shift work, sleep troubles can take a much bigger toll. They suffer from Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD), a condition caused by work schedules that go against the body’s natural circadian rhythm. Sharecare Now has identified the most prominent […]

The High Cost of Insomnia

The High Cost of Insomnia

September 29, 2012

This infographic explains what insomnia is, what kinds of insomnia there are and what are the results of insomnia. It also lists health related outcomes of insomnia. Source

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Brain & Body

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Brain & Body

August 27, 2012

There is no question that sleep is something we all need. How can we possibly go forever without giving our brain and body a rest. This infographic specifically points at students who lose sleep and how it can affect the grades they achieve. Source

The Anatomy of an All-Nighter

The Anatomy of an All-Nighter

June 25, 2012

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