Sleep is Critical to Scholastic Success

Sleep researchers recently found after clinical depression or tremendous stress, lack of sleep or poor sleep habits are the highest predictors of academic problems. From a sample of 43,000 college students they found that sleep problems, binge drinking and marijuana use equally predicted lower GPA's. Sleep issues were the strongest predictor for a student dropping…

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Extra Sleep and Kids’ Behavior

Moderately increasing sleep in children made a big difference in their school behavior. Canadian researchers randomized 34 healthy children 7-11 who had no behavioral, academic or sleep problems to a group who received an extra hour of sleep and one who had an hour taken away from their usual sleep time (9.3 hrs.) for 5 nights. On…

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Serving Others Can Raise Grades

What if we could find a way to protect our kids from high-risk behaviors while making them solid community members and even better students?Our global society struggles with this. We know that it is absolutely essential to address this problem. But who knows how to do it? Does anyone have an absolutely effective strategy?The answers…

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