Presenter: Does high school start too early? Some experts say teens are sleep-deprived because of early school start times that are designed for adults. I’m Guy Raz, and today I’m talking with Dr. Wendy Troxel, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Troxel’s research focuses on the relationship between sleep and health, as well as the implications for public policy.
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Does High School Start Too Early?(September 2019)
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GUY RAZ (GR): Welcome to the show, Dr. Troxel. If I were to ask you to give me one idea about something that could have a huge impact on kids in schools, what would it be?
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Question 1 of 8
Studies have shown that teenagers who sleep more
Question 2 of 8
Approximately what percentage of American teenagers gets enough sleep?
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Which of the following contributes directly to teens’ sleep deprivation?
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The text claims that for most teenagers, going to bed by 10:00 p.m. is
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Reasoning, problem solving and good judgment can be characterized as
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According to Dr. Troxel, around the time of puberty
Question 7 of 8
Which of the following sentences is TRUE?
When schools start later,
Question 8 of 8
According to Dr. Troxel, the sleep-wake schedule that we experience during adolescence