importance of sleep

Not all physicians ask their patients about sleep, but they should definitely start.
Today we are encouraged to live every part of our waking lives to the fullest and get by with as little time as possible devoted to sleep. People who claim to need only a few hours of sleep each night are envied, even admired. Sleep is often treated as wasted time, and those who get a full night of Zs are considered old-fashioned, or even lazy.
Sleep and nap well. It's important. The world will still be waiting when you awake refreshed and poised for a truly successful life.
“A lot of people have the mindset, ‘I’ll be fine. I can make myself stay awake. I’m invincible.’ But that’s not really true.”
Sleep and attention regulate each other "like yin and yang."
"You've got a glorification of folks who say, 'Oh, I only sleep three to four hours a night' -- which is dead wrong."
Scientists dove deeper into the mystery of sleep this year.
Still saying “I’ll sleep when I’m dead”? You need to read this.
But some jurisdictions are learning why it's important to let kids hit the snooze button.