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BrainWorks: Sleep and the Brain

With the goal of educating children about the wonders of neuroscience, this episode of BrainWorks explores sleep and why it's important to our health

Who this is for:

Educators
Science Communicators

What is sleep, how do you measure sleep and why is sleep important? In this dreamy episode of BrainWorks, viewers will get answers to these questions and learn why everyone, especially children and teenagers, should get a good night’s sleep.

This episode of BrainWorks is made possible with the generous support from The Dana Foundation, the Center for Neurotechnology, and the Barbara Snider Endowed Fund for Sleep Innovation.

Eric Chudler, Research Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington; Executive Director, Center for Neurotechnology Teresa Ward, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Washington Gideon Dunster, Graduate Student, Department of Biology, University of Washington Cindy Jatul, Teacher, Roosevelt High School, Seattle, WA Jim Rothermel, Research Scientist, School of Nursing, University of Washington

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