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 […]

Sleep Texting? It’s a Thing

Sleep Texting? It’s a Thing

It’s likely you’ve heard of sleep talking, sleep walking and sleep eating. Now you can add sleep texting to the list of activities people unknowingly can do while snoozing. Researchers at Villanova University’s M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing in Radnor, Pennsylvania, found that a growing number of teens and college students are tapping away […]

Put Away That Laptop and Pick Up a Pencil or Pen

Put Away That Laptop and Pick Up a Pencil or Pen

While laptops are growing ever-present in business meetings as a way to take notes, a recent study about students taking notes in college classes reveals that using old-fashioned pen and paper leads to better learning and recall.  “When people type their notes, they have this tendency to try to take verbatim notes and write down […]