Children up to seven years of age need at least 10 hours of sleep
- Children who sleep 10 hours or more a night have easier time socialising.
- These children have better learning engagement and academic performance.
- In case of children, sleep also plays huge role in emotional regulation, mood, and frustration tolerance.
A new study suggests that children aged up to seven years of age, entering kindergarten, require a minimum of 10 hours of sleep, reported Healthline.
The US study showed that children who slept 10 hours or more a night ended up feeling better and had an easier time socialising during their first kindergarten year.
These children were found to have better learning engagement and academic performance than children who slept less than 10 hours.
The findings further strengthened the previous research studies that have shown the significance of sleep.
“Sleep is important for helping regulate appetite, hormones, and immune system,” said Michelle Hintz, PsyD, a child and family psychologist in Florida.
In the case of children, sleep also plays a huge role in emotional regulation, mood, and frustration tolerance.
However, Dr Rebekah Diamond, a pediatric hospitalist in New York City and assistant professor of paediatrics at Columbia University, clarified that the definition of “good” sleep could not be simplified.
She said that other factors too contributed to children’s social adjustment and overall performance.
PSL 2023: Islamabad United win toss and put Multan Sultans to bat
In the 24th fixture of the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi, Islamabad United have won the toss and opted to bowl against Multan Sultans.
At the moment, United are in the second spot on the points table with 10 points, having lost only two of the seven matches they have played during the tournament so far.
The Sultans, with eight points, rank at number three — having won four of the seven matches they have played so far.
Multan Sultans: Mohammad Rizwan (c), Shan Masood, Rilee Rossouw, David Miller, Tim David, Kieron Pollard, Anwar Ali, Usama Mir, Abbas Afridi, Mohammad Ilyas, Ihsanullah
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Hamza Ali Abbasi to make TV comeback in serial ‘Jaan-e-Jahan’
Renowned Pakistani film and television actor Hamza Ali Abbasi is all set to stage his come-back on the tv screen with upcoming drama serial “Jaan-e-Jahan”, the actor announced on Tuesday.
Abbasi informed his followers regarding his return to the TV screen on his official Instagram handle by sharing a teaser of an upcoming project.
He wrote in his post: “Happy to introduce you to the captivating world of our upcoming project Jaan-e-Jahan written by Rida Bilal, directed by Qasim Ali Mureed,”.
He further wrote that “the drama is produced by Samina Humayun Saeed and Sana Shahnawaz coming soon on a TV screen near you.”
The actor has showcased his acting talent in many well-known dramas before but had announced his decision to withdraw from the showbiz industry over a year ago to devote more of his time to religion.
The actor’s last performance as Noori Natt in Bilal Lashari’s ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt‘, one of Pakistan’s highest-grossing films of all time, had his fans gripped to the screen. He had starred alongside Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan in Lashari’s magnum opus.
In an exclusive interview with Geo TV earlier, Abbasi had spoken of his role in “The Legend Maula Jatt” project that was touted as the game-changer and saviour of Pakistani cinema while dishing on the challenges he faced in the process of transforming into the barbaric Noori Natt.
“It takes a lot of guts to handle the kind of pressure that comes with such projects but you eventually get the courage to deal with it,” Abbasi had said.
Abbasi had further added that if one chooses to do such projects then they must ‘learn to tackle the challenges that come with it’ while adding: “As for us; me and Bilal [Lashari], we have become immune to it now.”
In pictures: PSL trophies over the years
A brand new trophy was unveiled for the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday.
The 24-carat “Supernova Trophy” was revealed at the Shalimar Gardens in Lahore and has left fans reeling.
The PSL trophy is more than just an award, it is in many ways the biggest trophy a cricket team can win in Pakistan, given that in the last 8 years, PSL has come to be deeply loved by fans.
At such a time, let’s take a look at the journey of PSL trophies over the years.
It must be noted that in 2020, the PCB announced that the PCB trophy revealed that year was here to stay. Therefore, between 2020 and 2022, the same trophy was used, and the winning team’s name was embossed on it each of the three years.
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