The Importance of Deep Sleep for Visual Learning

Researchers exploring the importance of deep sleep for visual learning have discovered that visual perceptual learning is cemented in the brain during deep sleep, otherwise known as slow-wave sleep. Most people are familiar with visual perceptual learning through...

Poor Sleep Makes Teens Vulnerable to Extra Stress

Recent research has found that poor sleep makes teens vulnerable to extra stress, and having better quality sleep can be a first step toward helping them handle stressful situations. Almost 70% of American teens have issues with insufficient sleep, or difficulty in...

Daytime Sleepiness Is Caused by Learning Problems

A research team has found that daytime sleepiness is  caused by learning problems and attention deficits in children.  For children, many researchers thought it was the other way around, but kids who get enough sleep but have learning and attention difficulties or...

Teens Need More Sleep

 Research is proving that teens need more sleep.  The  US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended number of hours for teens to sleep is 8 to 9 hours to optimize their developing minds and bodies. Click image to purchase bookYet a...

Effects of Daylight Savings Time on Kids

Fall back, spring forward, many of us are used to the daylight savings time (DST) practice, but what are the effects of daylight savings time on kids? As we’ve been told DST is supposed to help the economy. DST was put in place to encourage people to shop when...