Children play at a light table for part of a sleep study

Even minor exposure to light before bedtime may disrupt a preschooler’s sleep

A new study shows when preschoolers are exposed to even dim light in the hour before bedtime it can significantly lower levels of the sleep-promoting hormone melatonin, potentially disrupting sleep. The research serves as a reminder to parents to turn off electronics and dim the lights to promote healthy sleep in children.

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Anthony Fauci and Donald Trump at a WH Press Briefing
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From odor to action—how smells are processed in the brain, influence behavior

Understanding how the brain translates smells into behavior change can help advance search and rescue technology and treatments for neurological conditions. Professor John Crimaldi and colleagues share on The Conversation.