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Sleep during development: Sex and gender differences

Abstract : Sleep occupies a substantial proportion of life. Sleep modifications parallel brain development during childhood. Sex and gender differences have been reported in brain development and many clinical and psychosocial conditions. This narrative review provides insight into the differences between girls and boys in terms of brain maturation and plasticity related to sleep and sleep characteristics (physiology, sleep duration) during development.
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Patricia Franco, Benjamin Putois, Aurore Guyon, Aude Raoux, Maria Papadopoulou, et al.. Sleep during development: Sex and gender differences. Sleep Medicine Reviews, Elsevier, 2020, 51, pp.101276. ⟨10.1016/j.smrv.2020.101276⟩. ⟨inserm-03103746⟩



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