By Nina Massey, PA Science Correspondent
Primary school children who get less than nine hours of sleep a night have significant differences in brain regions responsible for memory, intelligence and well-being, a new study suggests.
These differences could be associated with greater mental health problems, like depression, anxiety and impulsive behaviours, in those who lacked sleep.
According to researchers, the findings suggest long-term harm for those who do not get enough sleep compared with those who get the recommended hours.
The study further found that getting inadequate sleep was linked to difficulties with memory, problem-solving and decision making.
The NHS and the American Academy…
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