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Down With 8 A.M. Classes: Undergrads Learn Better Later In The Day, Study Finds

A recent study shows that college classes start too early for students' brains to be functioning at their best. Does that mean that high schools and middle schools also start too early?
Source: LA Johnson

Mariah Evans, a sociology professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, began to notice a trend in her morning classes: Her students were falling asleep.

While this would make most feel discouraged in their teaching abilities or agitated over their students' idleness, Evans instead was curious. Was there more to this than just laziness?

A recent study by Evans; a colleague at Reno, Jonathan Kelley; and

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