Scientists say that starting the school day even just a little later would make a BIG impact on teens' health
A new study says even just ten more minutes in bed could make a world of difference — adding to what we already know, which is that making teens wake up too early is bad for their health
A research lab observed 1,377 students from two Hong Kong schools – one started at 7:45 a.m., and one started at 7:55 a.m.
“Even a modest delay could lead to a number of positive outcomes,” lead author Yun Kwok Wing, of The Chinese University of Hong Kong told Reuters Health by email. “Later school start time is an effective intervention in improving adolescent sleep and health.”
We’re all for it – who doesn’t love more sleep?