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Let teens sleep, says Oxford don

first_imgRussell Foster, a professor of neuroscience at Brasenose College, has concluded that teenagers naturally need more sleep than adults and children.Speaking up against the stereotype of teenagers being simply too lazy to get up on time, he told the BBC, “there’s a biological predisposition for going to bed late and getting up late. Clearly you can impose upon that even worse habits, but they are not lazy.”Russell said his tests showed students performed better in the afternoon. He suggested opening schools an hour later to catch pupils at their natural peak, claiming this could reduce truanting and depression.last_img read more

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The Fans Have Spoken! Your Bewitching Top 10 Favorite Bernadette Peters Roles

first_imgAnnie Oakley, Annie Get Your Gun Leigh Conroy, Smash Rose, Gypsy Cinderella’s Stepmother, Cinderella Sally Durant Plummer, Follies Witch, Into the Woods Lily St. Regis, Annie Desiree Armfeldt, A Little Night Music Dot/Marie, Sunday in the Park with George With Broadway favorite Bernadette Peters celebrating her birthday on February 28, we took a look back at her illustrious career. The three-time Tony recipient—one for being a self-proclaimed “doganizer”—has graced the stage and screen with her unforgettable voice (and hair) in myriad roles. In honor of the actress’ big day, we asked you to rank them on Culturalist.com. Did you #FeeltheBern? Indeed! Here are your top 10 favorite Bernadette Peters’ roles. Happy birthday, Bernie! Bernadette Peters in Into the Woods, Gypsy and Cinderella.(Photos by Martha Swope, Joan Marcus and Disney) Sophie, Anastasia View Commentslast_img read more