The Rewards of Shut-Eye
- Parent Category: News
28 Feb 2008
- Published: 28 February 2008
Adequate sleep reduces stress. A midday nap can help deal with information overload.
Fact: The late stage of sleep—sometimes missed by early risers—can boost by 20% your acquisition of coordination crucial for playing a sport, a musical instrument, or any fine motor control.
Sleep strengthens the nerve circuits that underlie learning and memory…Sleep deprivation may be an important contributor to obesity. It also elevates the stress hormone cortisol.
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