Research at West Virginia University on sleep fragmentation, especially as experienced by new parents, was featured in a recent segment of NBC’s Today show.
NBC White House Peter Alexander, himself a new parent, visited the Sleep and Sleep Disorders Laboratory at the Life Sciences Building where Dr. Hawley Montgomery-Downs, an associate professor of behavioral science in the Department of Psychology, and graduate student Mandy McBean are conducting studies on fragmented sleep.
You can view the video, as well as read an accompanying story, at this link: http://www.today.com/moms/sleep-obsession-what-new-parents-do-get-more-zzzs-baby-4B11247559
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