If counting sheep is keeping you from your beauty sleep, eschew warm milk and consider these high-tech solutions.
The Aura Connected Alarm Clock may quickly become the light of your life with its scientifically validated light programs designed to emulate sunrise and sunset and their impact on melatonin. Invest in the companion sleep sensor accessory and learn what you’re up to when you’re down for the night. ($300)
The DreamScience Brainwave-Oriented Sleep Companion lets you create a peaceful soundtrack for your slumber amid relaxing mood lights. Choose from 20 built-in soundscapes for sleeping and waking. The ultra-cool brainwave embedded sounds were composed by a University of Toronto professor based on his research on the intersection of music and medicine. ($100)
Enjoy a little pillow talk with Sleepow’s Memory Foam Sound Therapy Pillow, which includes a built-in MP3 player and speakers. It comes preloaded with binaural beats from Sleep Genius, scientifically designed stereo sounds to help you fall asleep. Or, you can upload your own calming tracks while the pillow’s high-tech memory foam cradles and supports your head, neck, and shoulders. ($100)