- Bed sharing 'drains men's brains' [BBC News, 20 July 2006]
- Women experience significantly more nightmares than men and have more emotional dreams [BBC News, 11 September 2008]
- Sweet smells foster sweet dreams [BBC News 22 September 2008]
Meanwhile, German researchers find that odour cues during slow-wave sleep prompt declarative memory consolidation [Science, 9 March 2007]
So perhaps sleep is affected by the smell of the partner. Researchers at Wheeling Jesuit University found that Jasmine's odour leads to more restful sleep, decreased anxiety and greater mental performance [Wheeling Jesuit University via Sense of Smell Institute]
The Sense of Smell Institute is funded by the Fragrance Industry. So perfume helps you to fulfil the purpose of sleep does it?