Category: Sleep

  • Resting the Brain Optimizes Learning Gain in Children

    Resting the Brain Optimizes Learning Gain in Children

    *The young brain is a fast learner Young kids are master learners, soaking up new information at incredible speeds. Children spend a larger portion of their time in a deeper phase of sleep known as slow wave sleep (SWS) as compared to adults. In SWS, newly learned material stored in the hippocampus (center of learning…