Do early risers really make better workers?

The stereotypes of lazy "night owls" and highly-productive "larks" is still prevalent across the business world, but switching to working patterns in line with chronotype could unlock significant economic gains

History is an eye-opener

Study of sleep through the ages shines light on modern-day disruption to rest patterns, as John Illman discovers

Probing brain that never sleeps

Professor Russell Foster describes developments in the neuroscience of sleep which provide the first glimpses of how the brain generates consciousness and works around the clock even when we are asleep