Dr. Neubauer Tells Us How To…

•April 8, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Dr. David Neubauer, M.D. from Johns Hopkins Hospital presented a lacture last week on the benefits of sleep for improving academic performance. Here we present parts of his lecture for those of you who missed it. Also check out Dr. Neubauer’s blog at health.yahoo.com/experts/depression

The Q& A from our lecture with Dr Neubauer, a sleep expert here at Hopkins:

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Sleep Talking

•April 2, 2008 • Leave a Comment

“Everybody sleeps, everybody sleeps ….” Classic lines from my favorite song from waaay back on Sesame Street! (ok, I realize I’m dating myself now). But it is true isn’t it? Everybody sleeps. I mean, how much self efficacy do you require to perform one of the most basic of human behaviors? Sleeping is easy right? Like taking candy from a narcoleptic baby. How hard could it be to tuck in under a warm blanket, lay your head onto a soft pillow, snuggle up with another one and drift off into oblivion? It requires no thinking or effort, that’s why we say stuff like, “….it’s so easy I could do it in my sleep.” But is it really? The fact is, one in seven Americans have been diagnosed with a chronic sleep disorder and approximately one third of the people in the developing world have some difficulty going to sleep at night.

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Butters Powers Down

•April 2, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Butters shows us his sleep routine

It’s easier than you think.
If Butters can do it so can you.

Let’s Talk About Sleep

•April 1, 2008 • Leave a Comment

When: Wednesday, April 2nd at NOON

Where: W2008

Dr. David Neubauer, M.D. from Johns Hopkins Hospital will be presenting a seminar on the benefits of sleep for improving academic performance. There will also be a lengthy Q&A session for participants to ask all their burning questions about sleep. Check out Dr. Neubauer’s blog at health.yahoo.com/experts/depression

Remember The Sleep Smarter Tips:

•April 1, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Research suggests that performing the same steps every night right before going to bed can help your body and mind relax and trigger sleep responses in your brain. Developing a sleep ritual can be as basic as brushing your teeth, washing your face, praying/meditating, or even just deep breathing a few minutes before you want to fall asleep.

AND

Blue light from your television and computer monitor have been shown to “power up” your brain. Get your brain ready for bedtime by turning off your TV and computer at least 30 minutes before bedtime – it will thank you in the morning!

Sleep Research Pertinent to YOU…

•April 1, 2008 • Leave a Comment

…the college student:

How is good and poor sleep in older adults and college students related to daytime sleepiness, fatigue, and ability to concentrate?

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•March 28, 2008 • Leave a Comment

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