We are at our most creative just before we fall asleep, scientists say

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content The phase before we fully fall asleep is hugely creative for our brains, new research shows. Inventor Thomas Edison used partial naps to plunder this rich seam of inspiration, known as hypnagogia, […]

A good night’s sleep ‘washes’ your brain, scientists say

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Senior Writer, Formative Content More people suffer from a lack of sleep, with potential harmful results Deep, dreamless sleep clears away brain toxins, scientists believe Lack of sleep inflicts big costs on the economy From technology […]

Which countries get the most sleep – and how much do we really need?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Do you lie awake at night worrying you’re not getting enough sleep? You’re not alone – some countries are in the middle of a sleeplessness epidemic which has the potential to damage people’s […]

This Japanese company pays its employees to get a good night’s sleep

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content The idea of getting extra pay in return for sleeping sounds crazy, but an upmarket wedding company in Tokyo – called Crazy – is doing just that. The fraught subject of sleep […]