It's no secret that teens don't get enough sleep on school nights, an estimated five to seven hours a night. They need nine. Researchers say not only does this affect their school work, it affects their driving.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is studying whether adding 90 minutes of sleep a night will make them more alert and decrease accidents. The study involves driving a simulator and monitoring the mood of the teen while they do it.
Once again, it’s time to reset our clocks…we fall back one hour Saturday night/Sunday morning. These changes in clocks and the sudden changes in daylight patterns can really throw off our internal clocks. Dr.