The brain benefits of deep sleep — and how to get more of it | Dan Gartenberg



There’s nothing quite like a good night’s sleep. What if technology could help us get more out of it? Dan Gartenberg is working on tech that stimulates deep sleep, the most regenerative stage which (among other wonderful things) might help us consolidate our memories and form our personalities. Find out more about how playing sounds that mirror brain waves during this stage might lead to deeper sleep — and its potential benefits on our health, memory and ability to learn.

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43 thoughts on “The brain benefits of deep sleep — and how to get more of it | Dan Gartenberg

  1. Thats pretty similar to what naturw brings us. If you sleep with a open window (which is the optimum) at a place with as less civilisation as possible (little towns, near woods…) you will have this sound just by the wind and other nature noises.
    Live natural^^

  2. Sleep to begin with is a process of letting your mind go on Autopilot to go to sleep. Your conscious mind disconnects and your subconscious takes over. You closed your eyes with the intention of sleeping. Pushing everything out of your conscious mind with no thoughts allows your mind allows the sleep center to take over. You learn to control when and how long you sleep. Going into a deep sleep depends on body temperature being at normal level. Once you go into a deep sleep almost nothing can wake you unless it's loud and continuous. Lowering the noise around you to zero helps though to fall asleep. Peace and quiet is the key. You can't sleep by concentrating on something or worrying about something. Put it out of your mind and relax into a sleep. A deep sleep can be accomplish by just the time and temperature of the day. I've been is some very deep sleeps and it's so relaxing you don't want to wake up. Usually it's a dream that I can't shake and I'm enjoying the dream so much. I know if you sleep to long, it will give you a headache. Time to sleep now….nap time.

  3. Well all i need is my phone and an app that plays white noise. And yes. It actually helps. I fall asleep faster and no interrupted sleep which I always experience due to stress. 🤪

  4. It so happens I am tracking my sleep. The night I listened to this right before bed I fell into deep rather quickly and for longer than compared to other nights. I am interested to find out if I will have a similar result after listening again. I really think they may be on to something that may help improve life!!!!

  5. Another inane TEDDY talk…This one didn’t put me to sleep; it just annoyed me. Useless factoids ending with some dopey machine that has yet to be marketed. What a turd…

  6. Hey, teddy how about this idea. An electromagnetic interface. Now what would that be and what would it look like? A method of mind reading or mind to mind communication. What would be the purpose? To control people what else, and especially control events in the world so that things can be programmed to happen like planned so that the predictors are always right. To enforce certain ideas as well. Beliefes we'll call them and provide actual real-time real-life actualization haha and so on.

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