Outside The Classroom
Researchers at Colorado State University are making advances in understanding the links between socioeconomic status, sleep and brain development in children. Their approach combines MRI scans of brain structure and function with family surveys on aspects like household income and economic hardship, which can often influence children’s sleep patterns.
“I found pieces of who I am through my experience at CSU. It’s heartwarming to know that I can set my mind to something and can accomplish it. It is rewarding to know that I can help students of all backgrounds to feel their most authentic.”
Sarah Hervey, a second-generation professor, continues to leave a legacy at Colorado State University by creating a brand new course in the Department of Psychology.