Research shows sleep-learning can complement, but never replace, learning while awake.
But the Therapeutic Goods Association does not recommend melatonin for children who do not have autism spectrum disorder or Smith Magenis Syndrome.
Most people sleep on their side, which is good because those who sleep on their backs are more likely to be poor sleepers or have breathing difficulties at night.
Even during periods of restricted sleep, people who report good sleep quality are three times less likely to get a respiratory infection.
Telling new parents to do mindfulness tasks with their five minutes of free time might not be realistic – but adding mindfulness to tasks you’re already doing is just a good use of time.
Adolescent biology, early morning classes and too much evening screen time are a few of the key drivers behind teen sleep deprivation.
College students hit the hay earlier and sleep longer when they’re offered a modest monetary incentive. But can a little extra cash really make good sleeping habits last?
Brown noise sounds like the ocean and some people say it helps them sleep. Here’s what the science actually says.
Family routines can provide stability during times of stress. Here are four strategies for building resilience against stress and family challenges to put into place as children head back to school.
Why your eyes move during the REM stage of sleep has puzzled scientists for years. Researchers measured mice brains to look for a possible explanation.
A new study found the amount of sleep you had last night can even overwhelm people who have a tendency for kindness.
Clueless star Alicia Silverstone sparked furious debate by revealing she co-sleeps with her 11-year-old son.
A veteran school administrator offers insights on how children’s caretakers can better prepare them for a new school year.
The strongest signal of our changing climate flares while most of us are asleep.
The clue is in exercise’s ability to control levels of our “stress” hormone, cortisol.
Your body follows a circadian rhythm that influences everything from how well your medications work to the best time for exercise.
Advice to put your baby down ‘drowsy but awake’ is an attempt to form good sleep associations.
Some people report insomnia symptoms, where they struggle to fall or stay asleep. Others report feeling constantly fatigued, and seemingly can’t get enough sleep. So what’s going on?
Understanding why the two are connected could be key in finding treatments – or even a cure – for tinnitus
Participants who woke up fewer times during the night performed better on memory tasks the next day.