June 13, 2014
Teens Who Sleep Earlier Perform Better At School
Researchers from the University of California Berkeley say that adolescents who stay up later are more likely to struggle academically and emotionally. In the study, the thirty percent of teens who reported bedtimes later than 11:30pm during the school year had lower GPA scores and were more vulnerable to emotional problems than teens that went to bed early. Late bedtimes during the summer weren’t associated with lower academic performance but were linked to emotional problems. They say this adds fuel to the argument that middle and high schools should consider later start times.
[ Read the Article: Late Nights May Cause Disruptions In Teenage Education, Emotions ]