Google+ Consumer Psyche: Indian Children Sleep Less


Friday, June 13, 2008

Indian Children Sleep Less

Indian children are going to bed much later and are getting lesser sleep. Of the children studied, 3,892 were from India.

"This study is the first to look at sleep in infants and toddlers cross-culturally and the results are astonishing," said Dr Mindell. "We found vast differences in amounts of sleep and parents' perceptions of sleep problems across countries. It needs to be investigated if these differences are simply the result of differing cultural practices and what is the impact, if any, of these vast differences."

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