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Movement is our brain's defining property

Movement in all of its wondrous manifestations is our brain’s defining property. Adults should thus similarly draw parallels between a child’s movement activities and the cognitive processes that regulate them. 67 more words

Early Years Education

Teensleep: The Neuroscience of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Adolescent Learning

By Dr. Christopher-James Harvey

At its simplest, sleep is driven by two broad systems working symbiotically: sleep/wake homeostasis and biological circadian rhythms. Sleep/wake homeostasis tells us that the need for sleep is accumulating as we progress throughout the day, and helps us to maintain sleep throughout the night to make sure that the ‘sleep debt’ we have built up throughout the day is repaid. 988 more words

Neuroscience