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29 September 2014
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Improve your sleep and improve your life with this comprehensive guide and tool kit, developed in collaboration with the UK's leading sleep scientists.

Sleep Profiler Your personal sleep profile
Whether you have trouble sleeping or not, take the Sleep Profiler and get tailored advice on how best to optimise your sleep.
Sleep Problems   Sleep problems and sleep advice
Get to the root of some common and not so common sleep problems. For a list of foods that could be keeping you awake go to sleep advice.
Why Do We Sleep?   Why do we sleep?
What would happen if we didn't sleep? Find out more about the science behind sleep, from REM to the sleep cycle.
Daily Rhythm Test   What's your daily rhythm?
Could your sleep pattern be at odds with your DNA? This Circadian test is used by scientists and can help you discover your natural 24 hour body clock.
Sheep dash!   Sheep dash!
Tiredness can affect your reaction times. See how alert you are with this game and test the impact of a cup of tea or coffee on your performance.
Face Memory Test   Face memory test
Are you too tired to remember? 'Executive skills' such as memory are the first to go when you're tired. See how you score.
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Elsewhere on the web
The Sleep Research Centre: Loughborough
Sleep Foundation: Myths, Facts and Sleep Diaries
New Scientist: Disrupted sleep and worker burnout
Surrey Sleep Research Centre: Sleep studies and research
Insomniacs: Sleep disorders and problems
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