How many hours of sleep do you think adults should have? Four, five, or, seven?
Researchers at NYU (New York University) Langone Health’s School of Medicine conducted a study that was published last Tuesday, with Rebecca Robbins being the lead investigator. She states that there is a link between a person’s waking success and good sleep. But oftentimes, they find themselves debunking sleep myths whether to their families and friends.
Robbins and her colleagues combed through 8,000 websites to discover what we thought we knew about healthy sleep habits and then presented those beliefs to a hand-picked team of sleep medicine experts. They determined which were myths and then ranked them by degree of falsehood and importance to health.
Head over to the article to see the top 10 unhealthy assumptions we make about sleep. And please don’t doze off while reading the article. It is important.