Science Nation - Sleep Deprived Kids

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Getting enough shut-eye really matters for children, and those who are poor need it the most - We all know kids, especially, need a good night's sleep in order to thrive. After studying thousands of children, psychologist Mona El-Sheikh, a professor of child development, says children who don't get enough shut-eye suffer serious consequences. For more on this topic and more Science Nation reports, visit http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp

Take A Nap! Change Your Life

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The benefits of napping: Next time you feel tired and sleepy during the day and want to buy some coffee, think again. UC San Diego sleep scientist Sara Mednick says you would be better off taking a nap instead.Next time you feel tired and sleepy during the day and want to buy some coffee, think again. UC San Diego sleep scientist Sara Mednick says you would be better off taking a nap instead.

San Diego Science Festival -- Nifty Fifty -- Dr. Sara Mednick

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Dr. Sara Mednick describes the science of napping at Standley Middle School.