Are you much sleepier in the morning than the adults in your life? That’s because your body and their bodies produce melatonin at different times.

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We all feel tired sometimes. But narcolepsy is a condition that makes staying awake quite a bit harder.

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Your smartphone, tablet and other devices emit large quantities of blue light wavelengths. This tells your body "wake up!" when you should be getting ready to sleep. (2:50 min.)

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Sleep can seem like a total waste of time. In fact, it helps boost your memory and your immune system.

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Anatomy and Physiology 12 Curriculum Content area on Organization.

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CurioCity resources which align with British Columbia's Anatomy and Physiology 12 Curriculum Content area on Organization.

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There are all kinds of reasons why students like you might not get enough sleep. But did you know that getting a good night’s rest is important for memory, learning, and health.

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Research shows that missing sleep has many negative effects, including decreased concentration and memory, depression, irritability, and even weight gain.

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Recent research shows that using electronic devices with bright screens close to bedtime can make it harder to sleep. And not getting enough sleep is bad for your health.

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This AsapSCIENCE video presents some of the scientific evidence about why we sleep, how much we need, and what would happen if we did not sleep enough.

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