Could the secret to good behavior be a regular bedtime? That's the conclusion British scientists have reached, after discovering that kids with inconsistent bedtimes were rated by both mothers and teachers as being more hyperactive than their better-rested peers, The Huffington Post reports. The study of 7-year-olds also found that children without regular, routine bedtimes had more social, emotion, and conduct problems.
The results, published in Pediatrics, also revealed that behavior grew worse the more years a child spent without a firm bedtime. To find out how soon their behavior improved once the kids started sleeping better, read the whole story on The Huffington Post.