Down With 8 A.M. Classes: Undergrads Learn Better Later In The Day, Study Finds"
April 19, 2017
" College classes start too early in the morning for students' brains.
"While most colleges have start times of around 8 a.m., Jonathan Kelley advises NPR Ed that the ideal start time would be more like 10 or 11 a.m. The reason: People fall into different "chronotypes," which people know as "early birds" and "night owls." In this sample, night owls outnumbered early birds by far. The reasons for this are biological, says Evans.