ASA memberships are designed to ensure that any individuals with an active interest in sleep can join the ASA at a price and involvement level, suitable to them. All members receive quarterly newsletters, regular e-newsletters and access to the Members Only section of the ASA website, including access to members only material and our Members Directory.
The ASA also has six Special Interest Groups, covering the areas of Chronobiology, Dental-Orofacial, Insomnia & Sleep Health, Neurology, Paediatric and Respiratory. All members are welcome and encouraged to join our special interest groups.
21st Mar 14
Not getting enough sleep could cause up to 25 percent of certain brain cells to die, according to US scientists.
The team from the University of Pennsylvania kept lab mice awake to simulate working night shifts, giving them three days with only four to five hours sleep per 24 hours.
13th Mar 14
ASA & SHF Media Release for World Sleep Day
"You need a good night's sleep if you want to grow strong, think clearly and feel good," says sleep researcher Dr Sarah Biggs, coordinator of the event co-hosted by the Australasian Sleep Association and Sleep Health Foundation.
10th Feb 14
A Flinders University study compared nocturnal melatonin profiles of individuals with Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder and normal sleepers during a 22-hour modified constant routine involving constant bed rest in dim light (<10 lux).