New research finds people react better to both negative and positive events with more sleep
New research from UBC finds that after a night of shorter sleep, people react more emotionally to stressful events the next day—and they don’t find as much joy in the good things.
Sep 15, 2020
Smelling your lover’s shirt could improve your sleep
The scent of a romantic partner can improve sleep, suggests new psychology research from the University of British Columbia.
Feb 13, 2020
Quality—not quantity—of sleep linked to better health in teens
With summer break and longer days ahead, parents of young teens may be wondering whether to let good sleep habits slide over the next couple of months. New research by UBC’s Annalijn Conklin suggests there are more benefits to a good night’s sleep than simply feeling refreshed.
Jun 3, 2019
New review highlights importance of good sleep routines for children
Sleep hygiene—which includes practices like providing a cool and quiet sleeping environment or reading before bedtime to help kids unwind—is increasingly popular among parents looking to ensure their children get a good night’s rest.
Dec 3, 2018
Good sleep helps set kids up for success in school: UBC expert
With back to school just a few weeks away, parents are looking to get their children back into more regular sleep schedules to ensure they’re ready for the start of classes.
Aug 22, 2018
Experts launch online child-sleep improvement tool for parents
Parents of children who don’t sleep well have a new resource to help them develop better sleep habits and routines for their child.
Nov 1, 2016