Weekend ‘Jet Lag’ Affects School Performance

According to a study presented at the American Professional Sleep Society’s annual meeting, children and teenagers who sleep in on the weekends may be hurting their scholastic performance. An article in the Poughkeepsie Journal discusses the study’s findings, which suggest that by sleeping in on weekends, kids are basically subjecting themselves to the effects of jet lag. When Monday rolls around and it’s time to go back to school, the kids feel tired and groggy and their performance suffers as a result. The whole problem is compounded by the fact that many of these kids are not getting enough sleep during the week, and they are trying tomak up for it by getting extra sleep over the weekend.

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3 thoughts on “Weekend ‘Jet Lag’ Affects School Performance”

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  2. …puh…your knight in shninig armour…can hold back any puh…”puh”roblems! :)i don’t have sleeping troubles, though i prefer the night alot, when all the people in the world are asleep and not rushing about to fill their hollows.* + you had a “busy” & expansive opening to this new year…your soul knows what it is doing, asking you things. listen. + besides, you are an artist, you can dream standing up! don’t sleep to dream, dream willfully and see what happens. (if you’d like another lecture, 🙂 … say Puh, puh, three times and call your “Nightmorr” …whatever that is…Morran, perhaps. (?) why is that little orange place, connected here? is it a resting house?

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