Why You Wake With A Jolt When You Nod Off (Forget What You've Heard)

Huffington Post
February 26, 2016

Ever awaken with a start just as you're drifting off to sleep? Studies suggest that 60 percent to 70 percent of us experience these "hypnagogic jerks" from time to time. But what causes these strange episodes, which are sometimes accompanied by a feeling of falling? [read more]