Today.com contributor Linda Carroll included me in her article on published Sept. 11, 2014:
Wouldn’t it be nice if we could get a full eight hours of restful sleep but still have our brains working for us?
Scientists now say that may be possible. Research is beginning to show that our brains don’t go completely offline during a doze, but are actually busy organizing and storing away memories of events — and may be quite open to other activities…
“Jodi Hersh, a 46-year-old graphic designer from Atlanta, often works through design problems while dozing. “In some cases I literally dreamed the design concept implemented the next day,” Hersh said. “In others I was literally clicking and designing and drawing in my sleep as I would on the computer, waking with the answer to whatever I was struggling with the night before.”