It's Late, Why Are You Still Awake?

by ParentCo. May 10, 2016

A new user data-driven study published in Scientific Advances is providing a fascinating glimpse into global sleep patterns, showing that the Dutch get about an hour more sleep each night than people in Singapore or Japan. The research also shows that women tend to get more sleep than men, and that the collective variability of our sleep patterns gets smaller as we age. What’s more, the study shows that social factors are preventing us from honoring our circadian rhythms, causing us to go to bed later than our internal biological clocks would like.
Source: Why Are You Always Staying Up Past Your Bedtime?



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