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  • Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School
  • Power Sleep is the website of James B. Maas, PhD, Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow and Professor in the Department of Psychology at Cornell University. Dr. Maas is well-known at Cornell for his popular introductory psychology class and his research on the relationship between sleep and performance.
  • On Science. "Pulling an all-nighter doesn't work because learning requires a good night's sleep." Don't believe it? Check out this article!
  • National Sleep Foundation offers tips for improving sleep, information about sleep disorders, and many interesting links to other sleep sites.
  • SleepNet.com provides "everything you wanted to know about sleep but were too tired to ask," including sleep tips, a "sleep test," and a "snoozeletter."
  • DrowsyDriving.Cornell.edu is an informative site that reminds us that driving under the influence of sleep deprivation has a lot in common with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. It makes a persuasive case about the importance of adequate sleep and suggests ways to get it.
  • "Sleep, Learning, and Memory" (1:52): a video created by the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School that makes the case for good sleep both before and after learning occurs. The video is located half-way down the web page.
  • Sleep Well:  Doing research on sleep for yourself or for a paper? This Stanford list maintains recent articles about sleep research.
  • "a!Sleep" website:  Colombia University's website that includes terrific resources (e.g., a sleep assessment, sleep diary, and e-cards) to help you "enhance your bedtime performance."
  • Video about sleepThe University of Florida has produced a video that is tailored to the problems of university students
  • You Snooze, You Win!

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