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The Centre for Sleep and Cognition’s Annual Report for 2022

26 Jan 2023

Featuring the centre’s research highlights, scientific and industry partnerships, and community impact in 2022.

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Interesting article: “I Tried Polyphasic Sleep and Almost Lost My Mind”

22 Jun 2022

Mark Serrels from CNET discusses his experience experimenting with a polyphasic sleep schedule.

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Podcast: Does the secret of good sleep lie only with you?

25 May 2022

Today, there are countless distractions keeping us up at night and stopping us from having a good night’s sleep. Yet, sleep is one of the three pillars of a healthy lifestyle (nutrition and exercise are the other two), and in recent years, there has been much interest in how we can sleep better. But are personal measures enough to improve sleep? This, given the erosion of work-life boundaries and the overwhelming amount of digital distractions today. In Part 2, ST senior health correspondent Joyce Teo continues the conversation on sleep with Professor Michael Chee, the director of the Centre for Sleep and Cognition at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. Prof Chee has spent close to two decades studying sleep and its impact on cognition and behaviour.

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Podcast: Is sleep customisable?

25 May 2022

Sleep is one of the three pillars of a healthy lifestyle and there has been much interest in how we can sleep better in recent years. The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up our daily routines, with so many people still working from home. In this episode, ST senior health correspondent Joyce Teo speaks to Professor Michael Chee, the director of the Centre for Sleep and Cognition at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. Prof Chee He has spent close to two decades studying sleep and its impact on cognition and behaviour. They discuss how the pandemic has affected sleep, the lessons learned from the last two years and the relevance of sleep targets set by the US-based National Sleep Foundation (NSF).

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First in-person lab meeting (19-05-22)

19 May 2022

The Sleep & Cognition Lab hosted its first full in-person lab meeting since the easing of measures.

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NEW Clinical trial on food supplement and sleep (‘Twinkle’)

25 Feb 2022

Our lab will be conducting a clinical trial, called Twinkle, which involves looking at a food supplement and sleep. We are looking for participants aged 25-50 years old with subjective sleep complaints to take part.  Interested in finding out more? Please visit this link for a video explanation (or scan the first QR code above): https://nus.syd1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1EWAIgtoeeCrpLo If you are interested in finding out if you are eligible and in signing up, please click this link (or scan the second QR code above): https://nus.syd1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3V231ZXzAvkAfS6

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The Centre for Sleep and Cognition’s Annual Report for 2021

01 Jan 2022

Featuring the centre’s research highlights, scientific and industry partnerships, and community impact.

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Commentary: Revenge bedtime procrastination in Singapore is coming at a cost

15 Jun 2021

Many people feel the strong need to reclaim time for themselves, freeing themselves from the constant demands of their jobs, before sleep. But this can hurt their physical and mental health, say NUS academics.

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Science Talk: Covid-19 has given S’pore a great opportunity to restructure time use and sleep

15 Mar 2021

Science says that we need to pay attention to sleep. Read more about it in this article written in The Straits Times.

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Commentary: Singapore has kept COVID-19 off campuses.

10 Jan 2021

This has been achieved with the help of projects such as Singapore Spacer as well as the collective efforts of campus communities. Prof. Michael Chee speaks to the New York Times on this subject

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