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Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Sleep debt might be the reason you’re always tired—here’s how to avoid it

Rate this article and enter to winWhen you’re all revved up for the new semester, it’s easy to skip sleep in favor of studying. OK, let’s be honest—it’s easy to skip sleep in favor...
Sleep science: What we know, what we don’t, and why it matters

Sleep science: What we know, what we don’t, and why it matters

Rate this article and enter to win“Basically everything you do, you do better with a good night’s sleep,” says Dr. Michael Breus, a clinical psychologist and fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine....
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Take a nap or push on through?

 What’s in a nap? If you’re doing it right, napping brings a bunch of benefits: improved learning ability, memory, alertness, physical and mental stamina, and relief from stress. To avoid grogginess and other possible...
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10 ways to step up your sleep

 Remember the days when afternoon naps and an early bedtime felt like punishment? Oh, how times have changed. These days, between crack-of-dawn alarms and late-night study sessions, chances are you’d gladly skip final period...
Upgrade your sleep: Simple bedroom solutions

Upgrade your sleep: Simple bedroom solutions

Rate this article and enter to winStudents sleep in all kinds of places: the school bus, the library, friends’ couches, the occasional classroom. Some of those spots work far better than others, in part...
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How to stretch your way to better sleep

Rate this article and enter to winJust as you crawl into bed you remember that you forgot to finish your math homework (now you’ll need to wake up early to do it). Then you...
5 things your brain & body do while you sleep

5 things your brain & body do while you sleep

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever struggled to stay awake in your 8 a.m. class and wondered why? Let’s say you slept for six hours—below the recommended number, but you think...
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Cherish your sleep: How to take back the night

Rate this article and enter to winStudents adore and crave sleep. When we asked you what you’d love to be doing right now, sleeping ranked second—behind only “being with someone I love,” and ahead...
Trouble sleeping? There’s an app for that

Trouble sleeping? There’s an app for that

Rate this article and enter to winYou’ve got homework, your social life, Netflix, and after-school activities to attend to. Where’s the time to rest? If there’s one thing most of us have in common,...
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Calling all night owls: Making your sleep habits work for you

Rate this article and enter to winSleeping much? At night—or in school? If these questions make you yawn or weep, you’re in good (but tired) company. Many students are night owls, prone to staying...