sleep

Dr. Steven Shaw interviewed by CBC Radio: "How to get your kid to go to bed...and actually sleep"

Published: 10Apr2018

Professor Steven R. Shaw, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), spoke to CBC Radio's All In A Weekend, hosted by Sonali Karnick, earlier this week. The topic was "How...

Time for bed: Bad sleep habits start early in school-age children

Published: 20Mar2018

Bad sleep habits in children begin earlier than many experts assume. That’s the takeaway from a new study led by McGill University researchers. The findings suggest that official sleep guidelines...

Could quality of sleep have to do with sex differences?

Published: 12Sep2016

You may have noticed that women are more prone to sleep disturbances than men. They are, for instance, up to twice as likely to suffer from insomnia than men. Could there be a link between the body...

Putting sleep disorders to bed

Published: 21Aug2013

Overnight flights across the Atlantic, graveyard shifts, stress-induced insomnia are all prime culprits in keeping us from getting a good night’s sleep. Thanks to new research from McGill...

It’s all in a good night’s sleep

Published: 8Jan2015

Making sure school-aged kids get to sleep at a regular hour is often a struggle for parents. But a study by researchers at McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in...

The Great Canadian Sleepwalk – the road to good nights

Published: 16Aug2016

"To sleep - to sleep, perchance to dream”, these words made famous by William Shakespeare, in the play Hamlet are familiar to many of us. But did you know that sleep is just as important as diet...

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