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 […]

Teens Lose Sleep over Loneliness

Teens Lose Sleep over Loneliness

If your teen is having trouble sleeping, loneliness may be the cause. Researchers from King’s College London have found that people suffering from loneliness are 24% more likely to feel tired and have a hard time concentrating during the day, according to a news release from the university. Researchers pulled data from the Environmental Risk […]

Teens want to own home, study finds

Teens want to own home, study finds

With a mattress purchase tied to major life events (marriage, moving, having kids, moving again, divorce, moving yet again), the mattress industry is inexorably linked to the housing sector—a difficult reality since the housing market began its crash in 2006. Here’s a bit of good news: Today’s teens believe strongly in homeownership. A survey by […]