When it comes to sleep gadgets, the ideas are moving faster than the research

This is the second year that CES has had a section dedicated to sleep tech and the gadgets that promise to make everything right with the world if you just get enough sleep. Sleep trackers, “three-in-one” kits, and a variety of headsets all dangle the possibility of better rest. But while the tracking technology might be getting more accurate, most scientists agree that more data is not always better.

Sleep is important for quality of life, and sleep deprivation is associated with health risks like increased blood pressure and heart disease. Because sleep deprivation leads to inattention, it can also end up being a public health danger if the sleep-deprived are driving or operating other machinery. Though sleep problems are a legitimate...

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