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Better #sleep for employees, especially #olderworkers, with more #workplaceflexibility & supervisor support

September 29, 2016

A study (in press in Sleep Health) by the WFHN reveals that those employees (particularly older workers) of an IT company that took part in an intervention study evaluating the effects of increased workplace flexibility and supervisor support experienced better duration and quality of sleep, as measured with wrist actigraphy.

Kids whose parents are more aware of their activities exhibit signs of less stress

Kids whose parents are more aware of their activities exhibit signs of less stress

March 1, 2016

A WFHN paper published in the Journal of Family Psychology reveals that the younger children of workers in the IT division of a Fortune 500 company had lower bedtime salivary cortisol levels when their parents had higher average knowledge of their daily activities. On days when parents had the most knowledge of their younger offsprings' activities, these children also had lower before-dinner cortisol levels.