Tuesday, January 28, 2020

How to Help Your Child Get the Right Amount of Sleep: Guidelines and Six Tips

Michael Terman, PhD Getting an adequate amount of healthy sleep is as critical to children’s development as having a sound, nutritious diet, and in today’s...

The Sleeping Problems of Children

Michael Terman, PhD Advertisers know that a cute baby or child is a way to attract people and spread an aura of positive feeling over...

Terman’s Ten Easy Steps to Becoming an Early Bird

Michael Terman, PhD If you decide you want to be more of an early bird, here are ten concrete steps you can take. They do...

The Link Between Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Alzheimer’s disease causes certain kinds of protein to build up in the brain. As this build-up increases, a person’s sleep-wake cycle changes...

Artificial Light: The Next Global Crisis?

Artificial light has become increasingly strong: now a streetlight gives off twenty times the light of the moon. Some experts believe the unintended consequences of...

The Impossible Experiment: An Interview with Mirjam Münch, PhD

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD When I interviewed Mirjam Münch, PhD, I was floored by the problems she and her colleagues overcame to do their elegant experiment....

…And the Winner Is: Bright White Light at Midday for Bipolar Depression

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Bipolar depression is typically a very serious phase of bipolar disorder, and yet appealing options for therapy are limited. (To see what...

Does Taking Blood Pressure Medication at Night (vs in the Morning) Reduce Cardiovascular Disease?

By Elizabeth Saenger, PhD A huge Spanish study found that subjects who took their hypertension drugs at bedtime (vs in the morning) had no change...

Superduper Sleepers

by Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Here are some sleeping champions of the animal world: animals that sleep the most, the least, or have an unusual way...

Bedtime for Children

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Bedtime for Frances is one of the most adorable children’s stories I know. In it, little Frances finds all sorts of reasons...

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