Videos

Videos on this topic:


Dr. Kyla Wahlstom

Dr. Kyla Wahlstom, Ph.D., presents her landmark research on school start time across multiple high schools (urban and suburban) over a period of 6 years. Dr. Wahlstrom describes how she was initially skeptical about the start time project, and the remarkable findings of her study. October 3-4, 2013

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From the same symposium some other, wonderful talks:


Understanding Healthier School Start Times, a presentation to the Biddeford Maine School Department by Dr.Joan Pelletier and Dr. Maggie Bordeaux, November 13, 2016

Decades of clinical research supporting later school start times for adolescents is abundant. What if all schools had this sign posted out front?

WARNING: Entering this school before 8:30am is not recommended by doctors. Doing so may cause obesity, diabetes, depression, high risk behaviors, suicidal thoughts, and decrease your academic performance.


Dr. Judith Owens talk, “The ABCs of ZZZs”  addresses the community of Northborough-Southborough regional school district, one of many Massachusetts districts considering a change in school start time. November 2, 2015, 1hr 19min


Setting the Clock for School – Yale sleep expert, Meir Kryger, MD, talks about school start times, and the impact of sleep or lack of sleep on the academic performance of children and teenagers.


How Much Sleep Do You Actually Need?, ASAP Science (refers to the sleep needs of adults – adolescents need an average of 9.5 hours of sleep each night)


Teens who don’t get enough sleep suffer physical and mental health problems CBS This Morning, Aug 25, 2014, 2min 33sec


Race to Nowhere Inspired Changes- Emery Weiner School, Race to Nowhere


 

The Harvard School of Public Health conducted a panel on sleep health and published recordings of several sessions:

Later School Start: Highlight from How America’s Sleep Deficit is Damaging Longterm Health

Night Owl Children: Highlight from How America’s Sleep Deficit is Damaging Longterm Health

What Is Sleep: Highlight from How America’s Sleep Deficit is Damaging Longterm Health


 

Sleep: Why We Need It and What Happens Without It, SciShow


 

Sleep Deprivation in Teens, Brian Engelbrecht


Why Teens Should Sleep In On School Days, DNews


Teens who don’t get enough sleep suffer physical and mental health problems, CBS This Morning

 


Why Doctors Support Later High School Start Time, Dr. Sandy Chung and Dr. Michael Martin join the “chorus of voices” in the medical community who support providing healthy and appropriate bell times for high school students.


TEDxRiverCity hosts Dr. Robert Stickgold from Harvard Medical School, who gives a talk on Sleep, Memory and Dreams: Fitting the Pieces Together