Monthly Archives: March 2011

Another Reason to Take Breaks from Your Computer

Have you heard about Computer Vision Syndrome?  The American Optometric Association says staring at a computer screen for too long creates a variety of problems, including eyestrain, blurred vision, headaches, and dry eyes.  Apparently, staring at a pixelated screen is more taxing than reading words on a page.  In addition to adding unnecessary stress, this…


More Evidence on the Value of Sleeping

A new study has just been described in Psych Central Newsletter that shows that sleeping — even a nap — refreshes your brain and makes it easier to learn new information. It also suggests that if you’re getting six hours a night or less, you’re missing out on a good deal of this refreshment.