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Downtown Science Cafe- Why Young Children Need Sleep to Learn
April 21, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
It seems as if sleep has taken the world by storm. Not a week goes by that a new finding is not reported in the media regarding the health or cognitive consequences of good and poor sleep. Dr. Gomez will discuss her research investigating the role of sleep in newly formed memories for infants, toddlers, and preschool children. Sleep is essential for learning and brain development, and in young children naps may be as important as learning time.