Health professional and light expert Linaya Hahn says putting indoor sunshine in classrooms may be the key to calming unruly students.
She suggests teachers install sunshine fluorescent light bulbs in their classrooms, sold by her company, Light For Health.
Says Hahn: Full-spectrum lighting through these sunshine bulbs gives kids higher levels of serotonin, which keeps them from getting cranky and agitated. She says, The indoor sunshine will make kids calmer, more task oriented and able to concentrate longer. Kids have also tested higher under this lighting and there are one-third fewer absences in classrooms with these types of bulbs.
Hahn adds that the lighting may even benefit the bullies in school.
She says, Bullies will be happier and much more cooperative and there wont be so much trouble in the schoolyard.
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