08/21/2012 10:52 am ET Updated Oct 21, 2012

The Perils Of Sacrificing Sleep For Late-Night Studying

High school students with heavy academic course loads often find the demands of homework colliding with the need for adequate sleep. And a new study published in the journal Child Development finds that when teens don't get the sleep they need on a given night, the next day all kinds of things can go poorly.

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