Sleep is our brain’s opportunity to recharge. So much of our cognitive, executive, and emotional functioning rests (no pun intended) on getting good sleep. One of the principal functions of sleep is to help our brains with memory consolidation – the process of transferring the things we recently learned into long-term memory.
Ned Johnson, President and Tutor-Greek of PrepMatters, shares his recollections of Wild Kingdom’s Jim Fowler and their implications for today’s students and parents.
Although not always easy, the most helpful response may be something such as, “I’m sorry to hear that. I suspect that’s true for other people too. Is there a way I, or someone else, can help?” It can help to listen, not just to the words, but for the message behind the words.
Excited about your team winning the national championship? Not so fast, at least not if you're getting ready to apply to that school for college. Ned Johnson and Maureen discuss the impact of March Madness and other unexpected factors on college admissions.
Self-Driven Child co-author Ned Johnson offers guidance for parents and teens struggling with homework, performance, and burnout.
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