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CBT-i Coach

Recommended: 88

CBT-i Coach is an evidence based app designed for patients with insomnia. It uses cognitive behavioral therapy in conjunction with a health provider (VA) to help improve sleep habits and guide them through routines to improve sleep hygiene and improve rest.

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Sleepio

Recommended: 85

An outstanding app for insomnia that helps users achieve better sleep through delivering elements of cognitive behavioral therapy and integrating real time data from wearable devices.

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Smart Alarm Clock

Limited: 43

Overall App Summary: The Smart Alarm Clock app stands out for it’s abilities to record sleep disruptive sounds while sleeping thus giving the user the possibility of eliminating them. This App also has a Social Networking feature which Apps reviewed to date also do not have. The alarm sounds collection while very broad, is not […]

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Sleep Science HQ

Limited: 41

Overall App Summary: SLEEP SCIENCE HQ is a very appealingly designed App both from a visual as well as an auditory perspective (alarm soundscapes) which fails to live up to the “science” in it’s name. It clearly succeeds only as a versatile and aesthetically pleasing “Alarm Clock”. It’s one of a family of Apps aimed […]

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Deep Sleep

Acceptable: 63

Overall App Summary: Deep Sleep by Andrew Johnson is a simple digital sleep tool with a clear focus on guided mediation that is useful for who have trouble stilling their minds, a prerequisite for deep restful sleep. With less focus on diagnostics and analytics, the soundscape paired with the authoritative yet soothing, lilting directives of […]

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Pillow

Acceptable: 63

Overall App Summary:   App’s Intended Use: App is intended to help you coordinate sleeping and waking up at the right time, as well as offer the usual benefits of a lot of data around ones sleep. It is intended to have a free feature and an upgrade to get all the premium data functionality […]

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Sleep Time

Limited: 50

Overall App Summary: Sleep Time is a popular mobile app that tracks and analyzes sleep data through body movements. However, in one study comparing the Sleep Time app (published in 2015) to overnight polysomnography (the gold standard), the app showed very poor correlation to the gold standard. The app is an early prototype with all of […]

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Sleep Genius

Limited: 46

Overall App Summary: The Sleep Genius Application is much more flash than bang and more marketing than science. There is reference to the application of science in the design of the soundscapes but nothing could be found to objectively substantiate this. There also does not appear to be any empiric evidence available other than an […]

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Sleep Pulse 2

Limited: 40

Overall App Summary: The Sleep Pulse 2 app is meant to track nightly sleep by using heart rate and movement through the night. This app needs to be purchased and is available from iTunes. An apple watch is needed in addition to your iPhone. The user interface is awkward and not very straightforward. For such simple […]

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Sleep Better

Acceptable: 60

Overall App Summary: Sleep Better by Runtastic is one piece of the Runtastic suite seeking to improve patients lives through health and fitness inputs. The premise of the app is that users can simply lay their phone next to themselves while they sleep to help track their sleep pattern based on movement sensed via the […]

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MotionX 24/7

Limited: 51

Overall App Summary: MotionX 24/7 is in a crowded field of sleep-related apps. This one has many features, which may confuse the user. Further, none of them are clearly backed by sound medical science. However, the casual user may be interested in the sleep monitoring possibilities (sleep duration, snoring) and the relevant reports generated. The […]

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Sense Sleep

Acceptable: 71

Overall App Summary: Overall, SenseSleep is a good introductory app for users who are looking for a breathing relaxation technique to help them prepare for sleep. It is a data-driven, science-backed mobile application that utilizes objective assessment (breathing, HR) along with subjective assessments (user supplied ratings of sleep quality and stress level) to provide insights to users so […]

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Snore Lab

Acceptable: 70

This app provides means to record and monitor snoring, allowing the user modify behavior and trial interventions to alter snoring.

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SleepBot

Limited: 49

A multi-function sleep app, but primarily aims to track sleep and provide means to awaken more “gently” using the “smart alarm” feature.

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Sleep Cycle

Limited: 51

An app that analyzes sleep cycles, allowing its alarm clock function to awaken the user in the “lightest sleep phase” as to promote a more “feeling rested and relaxed” upon awakening.

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