If you get less sleep, say because school starts too early in the morning, you’re more likely to have anxiety. Are there other causes for teen anxiety?
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to 3 Americans who helped us explain the circadian rhythms that control things like when teenagers sleep.
The Calif. legislature had an opportunity to do something good for kids. They failed. Once again, it’s a fight for local control vs. science.
We have written that starting high school after 8:30 AM can lead to better outcomes for safety and learning. It might also help the economy.
The early morning starts of most high schools work against teens’ natural sleep patterns. Experts say change is needed. Parents aren’t sure.
Research continues to underscore the benefits of starting the high school day at or after 8:30. Grad rate, attendance up after change.
Evidence is overwhelming that teens need to sleep to a comfortable time, which makes starting high school before 8:30 problematic.
During winter when the days get shorter, some people experience a form of depression known as seasonal affective disorder. It’s about brain chemistry.
Scientists in Mass. have found a new way to analyze brain waves to determine what stage of sleep we’re in during the night. Pretty.
How does good sleep affect your capacity for learning and for remembering what you learn? Hopkins scientists have some answers.