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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x102 Wendy Troxel: Why school should start later for teens
TV-PG

  • 2017-05-18T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Teens don't get enough sleep, and it's not because of Snapchat, social lives or hormones -- it's because of public policy, says Wendy Troxel. Drawing from her experience as a sleep researcher, clinician and mother of a teenager, Troxel discusses how early school start times deprive adolescents of sleep during the time of their lives when they need it most.

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