Volume Two: Little Known Facts About Well-Known Sleeping

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  1. If it takes you less than five minutes to fall asleep then very likely you are sleep deprived. The ideal amount of time is about 10 minutes.
  2. The average person spends 6 years of their life dreaming.
  3. That moment right before you fall asleep when all of a sudden you jolt wide awake has a name – it’s called a myoclonic jerk.
  4. Lack of sleep can raise the sensation of hunger by 25 percent. Sleep more and you can eat more or burn more calories.
  5. You burn more calories watching TV than you do sleeping.
  6.  Half of all teenagers may be sleep deprived. Probably due the urge to go to tuitions so as to go extra miles than fellow classmates.
  7.  Sleep-deprived people make risky decisions because they’re just too optimistic.
  8.  Sleep disruption caused by working nights is even classified as a potential cause of cancer by the World Health Organisation.
  9. You strengthen memories made during the day while you sleep.
  10. Experts say one of the most alluring sleep distractions is the 24-hour accessibility of the internet.
  11. Sleeping directly after learning something new will improve your ability to remember it effectively.
  12. An average human will spend one-third of their life sleeping.