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His Bedtime Body Language
"That's the strongest indicator because it's the one he innately feels most comfortable in," says Samuel Dunkell, M.D., director of Insomnia Medical Services in New York City, who studies the link between sleep positions and personality.
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The brochure features diagrams and advice from Dr. Samuel Dunkell, a psychiatrist and president of Insomnia Medical Services in New York and offers helpful hints on getting a better night's sleep.
If you favour a facedown position, ...
If you favour a facedown position, you're probably a perfectionist who is compulsive, persistent and goal oriented, says psychiatrist and sleep specialist Dr Samuel Dunkell.
Staring straight up at the ceiling can signal an adventurous, confident and receptive personality, says Dr Dunkell
Most curl into a semi-foetal pose, with their knees slightly bent, says Dr Dunkell
says such people tend to be considerate, whereas those who snooze in full foetal (with their knees hugged to their chest) are introspective and intense.
Mind Hacks: January 2010 Archives
This link was made explicitly in a 1979 book called Sleep Positions: The Night Language of the Body by the psychoanalytically inclined psychiatrist Samuel Dunkell.
In the book, Dunkell readily admits there is no research to back up his ideas but links personality with sleep position on the basis of individual cases and anecdotes from his own practice, as psychoanalysts have a tendency to do.
According to Dr. Samuel Dunkell of Insomnia Medical Services