Why Little Kids' Sleep is So Wild (subscription required)

Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D., says infants and preschoolers commonly move around during sleep and may end up in positions adults think are awkward, but are comfortable for children. Dr. Harris is clinical associate professor in The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology and of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Einstein. (subscription required)


Increased Sleep May Lead to Weight Loss

Shelby Harris, Psy.D., discusses a new study showing that increased sleep may reduce appetite and help with weight loss. Dr. Harris is clinical associate professor in The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology and of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Einstein.


Is ‘Momsomnia’ Keeping You Up at Night?

Shelby Harris, Psy.D., discusses common sleep issues that parents experience and suggests some techniques, including meditation or cognitive behavior therapy, that have been shown to help. Dr. Harris is clinical associate professor in The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology and of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Einstein


The New York Times' Consult blog hosts Michael J. Thorpy, M.B. Ch.B., and Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. The two will answer reader questions about insomnia and sleeplessness the week of June 21. Dr. Thorpy is professor of clinical neurology at Einstein and director of Montefiore's Sleep-Wake Disorders Center. Dr. Harris is assistant professor of neurology and of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Einstein and director of Montefiore's behavioral sleep medicine program.