Sleep Deprivation In College

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“Sleep deprivation is a condition that occurs if you don’t get enough sleep (National Institutes of Health, 2012).” Adolescents need approximately six to ten hours of sleep per night. Not only is the sleep quantity an important factor impacting memory, quality is just as important. Insufficient sleep effects the following; academic performance, behavior, moods, physical and mental health and overall ability to function. There are several factors as to why college students suffer from sleep deprivation. College students pull all-nighters to complete assignments and study because their focus of college is good grades, and strive for a certain GPA to maintain scholarships.
Sleep is a vital part of life that allows us to revive ourselves. Students
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