Research Roundup: The Benefits of Sleep From Childhood to College

Research Roundup: The Benefits of Sleep From Childhood to College

Benefits of Bedtime When your 6-year-old whines about bedtime, take heart. New research reveals that a regular, age-appropriate bedtime in childhood can lead to healthier teens. Researchers at Penn State in University Park, Pennsylvania, analyzed longitudinal data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, which included 2,196 subjects from 20 U.S. cities. They found […]

Better Sleep Council research finds men earn bragging rights when it comes to bedtime performance, women fall short

Better Sleep Council research finds men earn bragging rights when it comes to bedtime performance, women fall short

Better Sleep Council news release ALEXANDRIA, VA – May 1, 2018 – Today the Better Sleep Council, the consumer education arm of the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA), released its findings from a new survey on America’s bedtime performance as it relates to sleep regimen, finding that men outperformed their female counterparts, but both have […]

Step away from the screen for the sake of your brain

Step away from the screen for the sake of your brain

Working professionals are surrounded by screens—laptops or computers in the office or factory, smartphones during down time, tablets in bed for reading. But science shows that the amount of time we spend with our screens is restructuring our brains, according to a Sept. 22 article on Entrepreneur.com. Multiple studies have shown that excessive time on […]

Napflix Helps You Sleep with Purposefully Dull Videos

Napflix Helps You Sleep with Purposefully Dull Videos

Can’t sleep? Napflix to the rescue Ordinarily, sleep experts recommend removing screens at least an hour before bedtime. Not only do screens emit blue light, but whatever we’re watching or reading sometimes seems so much more appealing than sleep. But what if a screen could provide the perfect antidote to insomnia? According to a Nov. […]