Teens and Sleep

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Teenagers who sleep in on the weekends or fall asleep in class during the week aren’t necessarily lazy. A growing body of research suggests that their brains are different: wired to stay up later. And yet school starts really early. So a lot of teens aren’t getting enough sleep. Now some schools are changing their start times.

Credits

Guests:
Elizabeth Collins - Glens Falls High School, Kyla Wahlstrom - Center for Applied Research and Education Improvement, University of Minnesota

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott