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Seven great facts about sleep - and how to get more of it

Does more sleep make you more attractive?

BBC Minute: On beauty sleep

Does more sleep make you more attractive?

What's the best way to take a nap?

BBC Minute: On espresso naps

Can coffee actually help you nap?

How much sleep do we really need?

BBC Minute: On eight hours sleep

What is the right amount of sleep for good health?

Why are we all sleeping so badly?

“A staggering loss of sleep”

Sleep deprivation is now a global epidemic with worrying consequences.

Why we used to sleep in two nightly chunks

The surprising way we used to sleep

Before the Industrial Revolution, human sleep patterns were dramatically different.

Why we sleep less than any other primate

What makes human sleep unique

Why humans need less sleep than any other primate

Eight ways to get a good night's sleep

BBC Minute: On how to sleep

Hear our snooze secrets