sleepwalking

What is exploding head syndrome?

Exploding head syndrome isn't nearly as weird as it sounds, and there are no brain parts being damaged. But if you suffer from it, you will definitely be freaked out. The good news is, despite its name, it's not dangerous at all.

Hello there, folks. Chuck Bryant here reporting from HSW.com HQ in Atlanta, Georgia. I know I promised to not mention the weather until something changed and low and behold, that's happened. It's actually cooled down ever so slightly here over the past day or so. We're talking manageable heat though, it's not exactly fall sweeping through. But I'll take it. This week on the Stuff You Should Know podcast program, Dr. Clark and myself talked about a couple of things -- one that many people are well acquainted with and one that's a little more, shall we say, mysterious.

How Sleepwalking Works

Sleep behaviors are pretty fascinating. Some people snore, some grind their teeth -- and some take a little stroll, or perhaps a drive. In this episode, Josh and Chuck investigate how sleepwalking, or somnambulism, works.