Starting School Later Makes Teenagers Happier and Smarter

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April 27 2013 5:30 AM

The Science of Sleepy Teenagers

School schedules make them grouchy, impulsive, and humorless.

Russell Foster is professor of circadian neuroscience, chair of the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, and director of the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute, University of Oxford. He co-wrote Sleep: A Very Short Introduction.