Sleep and daytime functioning (cognition, behaviour) in healthy school-aged children and adolescents

Several recent publications have supported the assertion that sleep significantly impacts children’s daytime cognitive and behavioural functioning. Astill, R. G., Van der Heijden, K. B., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Van Someren, E. J. W. (2012). Sleep, cognition, and behavioral problems in school-age children: A century of research meta-analyzed. Psychological Bulletin. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/a0028204…

2015 Outstanding Student Award

Congratulations to Kevin Grace (University of Toronto), the recipient of the CSS 2015 Outstanding Student Award!  The winning article is available for download (originally published in Journal of Neuroscience). Click here for information about this and other CSS award opportunities and for a list of past award recipients.

International Conference: Clinical Update Sleep 2016

Date: 26 February 2016 Venue: Royal College of Physicians, London UK Registration is now open for the Clinical Update Sleep conference, and 2016 promises to be its biggest year yet. The day will cover a range of topics, including hypersomnia and parasomnia, sleep-disordered breathing and comorbidities, plus an update on recent clinical trials in sleep-disordered breathing…

WASM announcement

  September, 4th 2014 Dear Colleagues, We have been developing a technologist program to be presented at the upcoming WASM 6th World Congress on Sleep Medicine. We are inviting you to participate in the development and/or presentations. The congress will be from March 21 to 25, 2015 at the COEX Convention and Exhibition Center in Seoul, Korea. The…

Sleep Technologist Appreciation Week

The Canadian Sleep Society is happy to recognize Sleep Technologist Appreciation Week. Please help us celebrate by recognizing the sleep technologists who play a vital role in your sleep disorders center. Sleep Technologist Appreciation week gives the sleep technology community an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments our field has made in sleep disorders centres, laboratories,…

Call for abstracts – CSS Toronto 2015

The next congress of the Canadian Sleep Society (CSS) will be held in Toronto, September 25-27th, 2015 at the Toronto Marriott Hotel. The scientific program includes keynote speakers, symposia, technical workshops, and posters. In addition, there will be one full day for students, technical, and applied workshops. Click here for more information about the conference.  The CSS…