An in-depth analysis reviewed the association between sleep duration and risk-taking in 24 previous sleep studies of more than 570,000 teenagers. Photo: iStock.

‘Loss of pleasure’ in teen sleep study

Sleep patterns around the world have been disrupted as screen time increases and sleep routines change with COVID-19 self-isolation requirements. Negative mood is not unusual in […]

Lack of sleep a risky business for teens

Teenagers who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to take part in dangerous behaviours like smoking cigarettes, consuming alcohol and drugs, unprotected sex, driving dangerously […]

Toddler bedtime can switch on snooze

Bedtime fading offers a strong solution to curb toddler bedtime tantrums and promote significant improvements in sleep patterns, research by Flinders University sleep experts has found. […]

Why teens need up to 10 hours’ sleep

Technology, other distractions and staying up late make is difficult, but researchers say teenagers need to make time for 8-10 hours of sleep a night to […]

Alarm clock on teen sleep

Researchers are investigating the biological and psych-social reasons behind teen sleep patterns in a new three-year study.