Is it accurate to refer to sleep as a performance enhancing drug? That’s debatable, but the impact of sufficient and inadequate sleep is not! Listen to Dr. Marla Shapiro wake us up with some facts about sleep - from why Daylight Savings Time isn’t good for our kids’ brains, to school start times, mental health and the importance of bedtime routines at any age.
1:30 Why does Daylight Savings Time matter?
4:41 School start times
8:25 Effects of teens up late with screens
11:00 Anxiety: the ugly flip side of sleep
13:50 How do we teach our children to wind down?
16:44 Consistency: if we can train our dogs we can train ourselves
19:00 Worry time
21:51 Sleep's impact on teen mental health
26:39 Sleep and sports-related injuries and performance
27:34 Can kids catch up on sleep?
31:37 Control - what parents and teens can do
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