'Need for Sleep': Even elite students are not spared

On March 1, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

The legendary work ethic of East Asian students may have driven them to the top of the standardised test leaderboard but researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) found that adolescents who sleep five hours a night for a week experience significant cognitive degradation. These findings caution against the levels…

College students say prescription stimulants easy to find on campus

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1 in 4 undergrads report misuse of prescription drugs Seven out of 10 college students say it is somewhat or very easy to obtain controlled stimulants without a prescription, according to a new survey conducted on eight U.S. campuses. About 18 percent of undergraduates reported misusing prescription stimulants…