Researchers analyzed questionnaire data from the UK-based Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children.
The new findings were achieved by testing two participants who received implants with intracortical microelectrode arrays.
The study, released in the peer-reviewed journal Sleep, was conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
According to new research conducted by the University of Birmingham, disrupted sleep during infancy might be correlated with behavioral problems, like anxiety and depression, later in the child's life.
The University of Warwick conducted a large-scale study on children, identifying mental health or cognitive changes based on sleep duration. The results were published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.