Social ties & sleep disruption (2013)

Social Ties and Adolescent Sleep Disruption
David J. Maume
First Published December 4, 2013

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CBT-i Coach
By US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
CBT-i Coach is for people who are engaged in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

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Behavioral Medicine: A Key to Better Health
Karolinska Institutet. November 2016

What Sleeping Babies Hear

What Sleeping Babies Hear
A Functional MRI Study of Interparental Conflict and Infants’ Emotion Processing
Alice M. Graham, et al.

Experiences of adversity in the early years of life alter the developing brain.
However, evidence documenting this relationship often focuses on severe stressors and relies on peripheral measures of neurobiological functioning during infancy.

In the present study, we employed functional MRI during natural sleep to examine associations between a more moderate environmental stressor (nonphysical interparental conflict) and 6- to 12-month-old infants’ neural processing of emotional tone of voice.
The primary question was whether interparental conflict experienced by infants is associated with neural responses to emotional tone of voice, particularly very angry speech.

Results indicated that maternal report of higher interparental conflict was associated with infants’ greater neural responses to very angry relative to neutral speech across several brain regions implicated in emotion and stress reactivity and regulation (including rostral anterior cingulate cortex, caudate, thalamus, and hypothalamus).

These findings suggest that even moderate environmental stress may be associated with brain functioning during infancy.

Keywords: psychological stress, neuroimaging, emotional development, infant development

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Shhh, The Kids Can Hear You Arguing (Even When They’re Asleep)
April 29, 2013

Social jetlag

Social Jetlag and Obesity
Current Biology. Volume 22, Issue 10, p939–943, 22 May 2012
Till Roenneberg, et al.

Jet-Lagged By Your Social Calendar? Better Check Your Waistline
May 15, 2012

The Biological Effects Of Daylight Saving Time
October 30, 2015

Your ability to reconstruct the whole …

NR2Enhancing the plasticity of the brain
Dr. Max Cynader

brain plasticity: after 20 pounds your biomechanics are different yet you still have to walk gracefully

MEMORY: your ability to reconstruct the whole from a degraded fragment



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