The Week in Sleep: Award(zzz)

By Alyse Borkan  |  Jan 17, 2015
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While you were up late watching Tina Fey and Amy Poehler rock The Golden Globes, we kept watch for these sleep stories. Speaking of awards, Casper was nominated for a Crunchie — the Oscars of the startup world. After you vote, here’s everything else you need to know to sleep soundly this weekend:

How much sleep do you really need? Sleep takes up one-third of our lives, but most of us still don’t know how many hours we need a night. There isn’t a one size fits all answer, but there are a few ways to help determine the amount of time that’s right for you. (Business Insider)

Parents might need to start enforcing bedtime or letting their kids sleep in. While no one likes a bedtime battle, a new study shows that a good night’s sleep can translate to improved academic performance. (TIME)

Deepak Chopra has a lot of tips when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep. They start with using your bedroom exclusively for sleep and sex. (The Huffington Post)

While most of us prefer a traditional sleep schedule, some people choose to embrace their inner night owl. Here are four people who prefer to burn their candles late into the night, and have found success doing it. (Entrepreneur)

If you want to improve the quality of your sleep and boost your performance there are three levers you can pull to give yourself a boost. (The Huffington Post)

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