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Less Screen Time Equals More Sleep Time
Parents take note: When day students' sleep schedules were compared to those of boarding students, the benefits of "lights out" were clear.
Go Ahead, Take a Nap
Short, 20-minute naps are good for you. Memory, mood and brain volume were all better in those who napped regularly. Start a napping habit.
Pets and Disturbed Sleep
Furry friends entertain us, keep us active, and improve our moods. They also disrupt our sleep. You need seven hours. Here's how to get it.
Shut-Eye and Dementia
It was a finding that surprised even researchers -- not every kind of senior sleep difficulty predicted dementia. Only one issue did.
Job Stress and Sleep
Is your job keeping you up at night? It might be about stress at work, but it could also be about not being challenged enough. Some tips.
The Mental Benefits of Being an Early Riser
Early birds are smart. They do better on tests of memory, reasoning and verbal ability than night owls. You can improve your sleep cycle.
Sleep Problems? Why Some Kids May Stop Napping Early
Napping varies widely among kids. Some need more naps longer; others give it up early. It seems to be about brain development more than age.
Daytime Eating is Best
Travelers, nurses, shift workers take note: eating late at night, particularly when your body clock has been disrupted, can stir depression.
Selfish, Sleepy People
Being tired makes you stressed. It also makes you less likely to be kind. People who are sleep-deprived are less willing to help others.
You'll Sleep Better in the Dark
Poor and interrupted sleep can set the stage for a variety of chronic ailments. Keep your room dark and avoid blue light. Amber is better.
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