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According to the National Sleep foundation one study found that only 15% reported sleeping 8 1/2 hours on school nights. Consequences of insufficient sleep include moodiness, difficulty concentrating, and a reduced ability to comprehend and retain what is learned. Learn what you need to know to ensure that your teens are getting enough sleep.
Speakers: Carlyle Smith is Director of a world class sleep research laboratory at Trent University. Mary A. Carskadon, Ph.D. is Professor, Psychiatry and Human Behavior Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Director, Chronobiology and Sleep Research Laboratory at E. P. Bradley Hospital. James Gangwisch, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at the Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Cognitive Neuroscience. Sue Blaney is author of "Please Stop the Rollercoaster!"