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It’s all in a good night’s sleep

Study finds link between sleep quality and grades of schoolchildren in math and languages
Thu, 2015-01-08 10:33

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 Montreal suggests it’s well worth the effort: the researchers found that a good night’s sleep is linked to better performance in math and languages – subjects that are powerful predictors of later learning and academic success.

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Contact: Florence Meney
Organization: Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514 398 6754
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Putting sleep disorders to bed

Researchers at McGill and Concordia universities discover new way to improve internal clock function
Wed, 2013-08-21 12:01

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 University and Concordia University, however, these common sleep disturbances may one day be put to bed.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations
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Office Phone: 5143986754
Mobile Phone: 514.793.6753

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Contact: Cléa Desjardins
Organization: Senior Advisor, External Communications - Concordia University
Office Phone: 514-848-2424, ext. 5068
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Dr. Reut Gruber's research featured in Time Healthland, CBS News and CNN Health

Fri, 2012-10-19 09:21
Time Healthland: More Sleep Means More Focused, Emotionally Stable Kids
Read full artcile: http://healthland.time.com/2012/10/15/more-sleep-means-more-focused-emotionally-stable-kids/#ixzz29kYl97FI
CBS News: 27 extra minutes of sleep may make kids better behaved
Read article:http://www.cb

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Contact: Dr. Reut Gruber
Organization: Department of Psychiatry
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Source Site: /psychiatry