DOUGLAS QUENQUA

writer and editor

The Sleeping Race

If you’ve ever been on Facebook past midnight, you already know that nobody in this country  is sleeping. Well it turns out that just how little people sleep actually depends on race. Research has shown over and over that black people in America tend to sleep about an hour less than whites, who get the most and highest quality sleep of anyone. (Hispanics fall somewhere in the middle.) What researchers don’t yet know is why, though they have some pretty good guesses.

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Filed under: 2012, Douglas Quenqua, New York Times

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ABOUT DOUGLAS QUENQUA

Currently Editor in Chief of Campaign US, former writer for the New York Times, Fast Company, Columbia Magazine, Redbook, The New York Observer, Wired, the New York Post and others. I write about media, science, culture, lifestyle and tech. Every so often, I post my writing here. It's pronounced Kwen'-kwah. Contact: Doug [dot] Quenqua [@] gmail.com

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