The effects of sleep restriction and extension on school-age children: what a difference an hour makes.

  title={The effects of sleep restriction and extension on school-age children: what a difference an hour makes.},
  author={A. Sadeh and R. Gruber and A. Raviv},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={74 2},
  • A. Sadeh, R. Gruber, A. Raviv
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Child development
  • This study assessed the effects of modest sleep restriction and extension on children's neurobehavioral functioning (NBF). The sleep of 77 children (age: M = 10.6 years; range = 9.1-12.2 years) was monitored for 5 nights with activity monitors. These children (39 boys and 38 girls) were all attending regular 4th- and 6th-grade classes. Their NBF was assessed using computerized tests on the 2nd day of their normal sleep schedule. On the 3rd evening, the children were asked to extend or restrict… CONTINUE READING

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