Here is the recording of the talk I gave 4/1/15 with Terra Ziporyn Snider at Yale Grand Rounds. Unfortunately the sound quality is not the best. Here are our slides: Terra Adolescent crisis slides Canapari Adolescent Crisis slides Also here are some of the critical documents we referenced: “School Start Times for Adolescents”, by the Adolescent […]
Tonight I am speaking at a meeting to discuss school start times in Guilford. I firmly believe that our high school start times are too early (7:25 AM) and that this results in chronic sleep deprivation in our teenagers. Structural sleep deprivation is a significant problem for teenagers which results in less than 10% of students […]
The documentary Sleepless in America on the National Geographic Channel starts with the powerful story of a man who lost his wife and two of his children after they were struck by a driver who had fallen asleep at the wheel. Drowsy driving is equivalent to drunk driving in terms of impairment and risk of accident. However, […]
What would you say if I told you that there is one thing you can do to avoid sleep problems in your child as they get older, even into adulthood? It’s really easy. In fact, if you are lucky, you just have to avoid doing something. An added side benefit is that this intervention will […]
Limiting light exposure at night is important for teenagers and adults to prevent insomnia. Here are some tips on why this is, and what to do about it.