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Helping sleep deprived teens and how this may help design offices for better wellbeing

June 20, 2017

Research from the University of Surrey and Harvard Medical School, conducted by mathematicians and sleep scientists predict that turning down the lights and reducing screen time in the hours before bed, is a more effective solution to sleep deprived teenagers than later school start times.

 

The research also draws attention to light, light consumption and darkness as important environmental and behavioural factors influencing health.

 

This has important implications for how we design the light environment at work in our modern light-polluted societies.  Something that could have a positive impact on the wellbeing for all office workers.

 

 

For more information click here: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/mediacentre/press/2017/mathematicians-predict-delaying-school-start-times-won%E2%80%99t-help-sleep-deprived

 

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