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Why Are Some People So Good at Falling Asleep?

And if you’re not one of those people, what you can learn from them

Illustration: Kieran Blakey

TThe metaphor of “falling” asleep is a good one; it suggests a change from one state to another that is largely out of one’s control. While some people’s nightly tumble into sleep is quick and effortless, for others it can be…

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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