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Irregular bed times curb young kids’ brain power

“And may have knock-on effects on health throughout life. [Time for bed: associations with cognitive performance in 7-year old children: a longitudinal population-based study Online First doi 10.1136/jech-2012-202024] Going to bed at different times every night throughout early childhood seems to curb children’s brain power, finds a large, long term study published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.”

 

Access the article here: http://jech.bmj.com/content/67/11/926?etoc

NHS England staff can use their Athens accounts to access full text

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