The Benefits of Slumber
Why You Need a Good Night’s Sleep
With so many demands on our time, we often sacrifice sleep to fit everything into our days. But sleep affects both mental and physical health, and lack of sleep can have serious consequences.
Read more about the benefits of slumber.
Sleep On It
How Snoozing Strengthens Memories
When you learn something new, the best way to remember it is to sleep on it. That’s because sleep helps strengthen the memories you’ve formed throughout the day.
Read more about the complex links between sleep and memory.
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