Sleep as a support for social competence, peer relations, and cognitive functioning in preschool children.

@article{Vaughn2015SleepAA,
  title={Sleep as a support for social competence, peer relations, and cognitive functioning in preschool children.},
  author={Brian E. Vaughn and Lori Elmore-Staton and Nana Shin and Mona El-Sheikh},
  journal={Behavioral sleep medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={92-106}
}
Evidence that sleep influences social and cognitive adaptation for school-age children and adolescents is accumulating rapidly, but less research focuses on the role of sleep for adaptive functioning during early childhood. We addressed these questions using actigraphy to assess sleep duration, sleep quality, and variability in sleep schedules in relation… CONTINUE READING