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How Much Sleep Do Creative Geniuses Need?

How Much Sleep Do Creative Geniuses Need?

| June 15, 2014 | 5 Comments

Check out this neat visual showing how the most creative people in history slept.

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Why Teens’ Lack of Sleep May Cause Depression

Why Teens’ Lack of Sleep May Cause Depression

| February 15, 2014

Lack of sleep contributes to depression in teenagers, two studies find. Lack of exercise and lots of time online don’t help, either. The solution, researchers say, is for parents to make sure their children are getting a good nine to 10 hours of sleep a night, even in high school.

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Can You Learn While You Sleep?

Can You Learn While You Sleep?

| December 16, 2013 | 4 Comments

What’s more, researchers are coming to recognize that dreaming is an essential part of understanding, organizing and retaining what we learn—and that dreams may even hold out the possibility of directing our learning as we doze.

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Why Sleeping May Be More Important Than Studying

Why Sleeping May Be More Important Than Studying

| January 11, 2013 | 33 Comments

Getty Getting enough sleep is an under-valued but crucial part of learning. Contrary to students’ belief that staying up all night to cram for an exam will lead to higher scores, truth is, the need for a good night’s rest is even more important than finishing homework or studying for a test. A recent study […]

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