Congratulations to Prof. John Peever who represented the University of Toronto and the American Physiological Society on an international panel of experts appointed to determine how much sleep people of all ages need.  The study and recommendations are available here.

The current edition of the U of T Bulletin has a very nice article about John’s work.

As the article points out, the study received great coverage in the popular press:

The study received international attention. Recently the subject of David Letterman’s Top 10 list, it also picked up coverage on the Today Show, NBC News, TIME and The Daily Mail.