At one high school, students who boarded had a consistent lights-out time and no phone access in bed, with these students getting almost 5 hours of extra sleep a week compared with the students who only attended school during the day
29 November 2022
Adolescents could get almost 5 extra hours of sleep per week if they have a consistent lights-out time and no phone access in bed, according to a study that analysed boarding school students who followed these rules.
“It’s a naturalistic experiment showing that the secret to good sleep in teenagers is quite simple: a regular routine and no mobile devices at night,” says Kurt Lushington at the University of South Australia.
Lushington and his …