April 2013

  • Illustration of a man waking up and stretching before a sun-filled window.

    The Benefits of Slumber

    Why You Need a Good Night’s Sleep

    With so many demands on our time, we often sacrifice sleep to fit everything into our days. But sleep affects both mental and physical health, and lack of sleep can have serious consequences.

  • Illustration of a sleeping woman thinking about music, math and friends.

    Sleep On It

    How Snoozing Strengthens Memories

    When you learn something new, the best way to remember it is to sleep on it. That’s because sleep helps strengthen the memories you’ve formed throughout the day.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Dana Steinberg
  • Harrison Wein