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News You Can Snooze: New Studies on Sleep

September 17, 2019, 2019

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We all know that nothing beats a good night’s sleep. But how can we truly get a full night’s rest with the realities of life and all its complications? Join Pacific Science Center for a discussion on the latest in sleep research. University of Washington researchers present recent findings and valuable recommendations to help everyone (no matter your age!) sleep better at night.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • What’s been learned from studies on delayed high school start times
  • Sleep in children and how it affects families
  • The detrimental effects of permanent daylight savings time

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Teresa Ward, Alumni Endowed Professor in Nursing, Co-Director of the Center for Innovation in Sleep Self-Management (CISSM), University of Washington
  • Dr. Horacio de la Iglesia, Professor, Department of Biology, University of Washington
  • Dr. Weicho Yuwen, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership, University of Washington Tacoma

Cost: Free for PacSci Members / General Public, $5

Recommended Ages: All ages


September 17, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


PACCAR Theater
200 Second Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Pacific Science Center