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Sleep and Teens

Back To School Is A Great Time For Teens To Sleep

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

The assumption is that the teenagers are falling asleep because they are bored or disinterested in the class. Was elementary school more exciting than high school? No, that is not the reason. It is a misconception that boredom causes sleepiness. Boredom just unmasks sleep deprivation.

Why Teenage Boys Are Biologically Wired to Stay Up, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Did you know that there is a biological reason behind your teen's wacky sleep habits? Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman explained ...

Why Your Teen Refuses To Wake Up On Time

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Biological changes are an important part of the teen-sleep picture, but they don't tell the whole story. Combined with these biological shifts are environmental and lifestyle factors that also can interfere with teens' sleep.

Back-to-School Sleep Tips For The Whole Family

Stephanie Silberman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2012 | Parents
Stephanie Silberman, Ph.D.

It's important to assess whether or not your child is getting enough sleep. Here are some tips on identifying whether or not your child is sleep-deprived and what you can do to help them get the sleep they need.