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How Much Sleep You Need As You Age (Infographic)

Chart shows sleep requirements for different age groups.
Chart shows sleep requirements for different age groups. (Image credit: by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist)

In 2015, a panel of experts in sleep, anatomy, physiology, pediatrics, neurology, gerontology and gynecology joined forces to create new, age-specific sleep recommendations.

Karl Tate
Karl has been Purch's infographics specialist across all editorial properties since 2010.  Before joining Purch, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University.