The Washington Post, Some spiders may enter REM sleep — and maybe even dream, study says

Focus on Kelly, Collins et al. (2022):


Focus on Aulsebrook, Connelly et al. (2020):

  • ABC Radio (Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, and others)
  • Australian Geographic
  • Einstein A Go-Go on Triple R FM
  • Herald Sun
  • New Scientist
  • The Telegraph
  • TV interview of Dr Aulsebrook on ABC News Breakfast


Animalia, Sleep
New Scientist, Seals only sleep with half their brain when they’re out at sea
Imagine This with Brianna Peterson, ABC KIDS listen, Do animals sleep like people?
The Sydney Morning Herald, Your brain gets smaller as you sleep (and you forget things)
ABC Radio Perth, WA Afternoons with Gillian O’Shaughnessy


ABC Radio Canberra, Drive with Adam Shirley (radio)
New Scientist, Elephants sleep for just 2 hours a day – the least of any mammal


Triple R FM, Einstein A Go-Go (radio)
New Scientist, Wallaby wearable tech probes how light pollution affects sleep
Science News, Dragons sleep like mammals and birds
The Scientist, Who sleeps?


BBC, What is the sleepiest animal on earth?

Focus on Kelly et al. (2015):

Focus on Robert et al. (2015):

Focus on Shine et al. (2015):


ABC, The Science Show (radio)