Why Lose Sleep for Work if Sleep Works for You? Neurocognitive Affective Benefits of Home-based Sleep Extension in Chronically Sleep-restricted Emerging Adults

  • LAU, Esther Yuet Ying 劉月瑩 (PI)
  • CHEUNG, Sing Hang (CoI)
  • CHIU, Ming Ming (CoI)
  • Hsiao, Janet Hui Wen (CoI)
  • LAM, Yeuk Ching (CoI)
  • Wong, Mark Lawrence (CoI)
  • Zhang, Jinxiao (CoI)

Project: Research project

Project Details


This study aims to address the critical issue of sleep restriction in emerging adults through a theory-based and evidence-based two-week home-based 90-minute night-time sleep-extension (SE) program tailored to individuals according to their baseline sleep patterns, circadian preference and feasibility (barriers) factors to maximize adherence, efficacy and ecological validity.

Funding Source: RGC - General Research Fund (GRF)
Effective start/end date01/10/2330/09/26


  • sleep extension
  • neurocognitive functions
  • emotional functioning
  • emotion regulation
  • affective


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