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Announcing the launch of In Review

Sleep Science and Practice, in partnership with Research Square, is now offering In Review. Authors choosing this free optional service will be able to:

  • Share their work with fellow researchers to read, comment on, and cite even before publication
  • Showcase their work to funders and others with a citable DOI while it is still under review
  • Track their manuscript - including seeing when reviewers are invited, and when reports are received 


Clete A Kushida, Stanford University, USA

Call for papers: Sleep and Epilepsy

This collection of articles aims to present the most recent advances in sleep-related epileptic and non-epileptic motor behaviors. 
Further submissions of research and review articles, as well as commentaries on the topic are encouraged, please submit here.

Reasons to publish in Sleep Science and Practice

  • Multidisciplinary focus, including neurology, psychiatry and respiratory sleep research
  • Editorial Board of leading experts from the Americas, Asia and Europe
  • High visibility – permanent, unrestricted, free online access
  • High-quality peer review service

Featured blog: Is purpose in life associated with less sleep disturbance in older adults?

Featured BlogIn this blog, Dr Turner discusses her study in Sleep Science and Practice, in which she found individuals with higher levels of purpose in life had overall better sleep quality, and a lower risk of sleep-related disorders.

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About the Editor

Dr Clete A Kushida is a Neurologist and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, Division Chief and Medical Director of Stanford Sleep Medicine, and Director of the Stanford Center for Human Sleep Research. He is President of the World Sleep Society. Dr Kushida has conducted basic and clinical sleep research since 1977, and served as principal investigator for many large-scale studies. His research interests include the anatomic and physiologic changes associated with sleep apnea, management of restless legs syndrome, and countermeasures for sleep loss. He has authored or edited over 200 publications, as well as authored or edited six books, including serving as Editor-in-Chief of the largest publication on the field of sleep to date, the Encyclopedia of Sleep (4 volumes, 429 chapters, 748 authors).