Sleep deprivation – from lifestyle choices, pandemic stress, or late-night computer study – can quickly lead to loss of energy and function during the day and […]
A mere 30 minutes extra sleep a day can make all the difference to a teenager’s lifelong mental health and wellbeing. A new international study of […]
As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, an Australian research team is looking at the impact of mass lockdowns on children’s mental health and wellbeing. […]
Exposing sleepy teens to bright light in the morning can improve their sleep and help them feel more alert during the day, a Flinders University study […]
Flinders University sleep researchers are taking research conducted in Adelaide schools to the next level by intensively studying individual sleep troubled teens.
Flinders University research carried out in four Adelaide schools is changing lives across Australia by providing “psychological immunization” to protect young people against the destructive effects of perfectionism.
Video games, iPhones and iPads are often blamed for teenage sleep problems, yet Flinders psychologist Michael Gradisar says moderate use doesn’t significantly interfere with a good night’s sleep.
School-age teenagers are widely exposed to sexualised and raunchy imagery, but are developing their own ways of dealing with it.