Sleep is one of the most important biological aspects of life. Many organisms, including humans, require sleep in order to maintain health, and feel more alert during the day. There are severe consequences if not enough sleep is obtained, such as increased risk of heart disease, depression, and rapid skin aging. In our modern society, many people, including teens, do not receive much sleep. As a result, there is much debate going around regarding whether or not the high school start time should stay the same at around 7:30, or start later in the morning. The high school start time should be push by another hour to ensure that teens receive as much sleep as possible, to around eight AM. This should occur because research shows that high school students do better with a later start time; their attendance increased, and so did test scores. Another reason why the start time should be later is due to the fact that a teen will be more rested, the likelihood of accidents, such as car crashes, decreases due to them being more alert and aware. Lastly, the chances of health- related accidents, like heart attacks and
Teenage years are some of the most important years of a persons life because, in these years, a large amount of physical development occurs; this is why sleep during this time is so important. However, many teens are not getting the sleep that is healthy for them due to the early start times of many schools. Some schools have already taken the initiative to delay school hours to help solve this problem and several systems have been put into place to make this process of delaying school start times easier. Getting the proper amount of hours of sleep per night also benefits GPA, learning capabilities, the immune system, and several other things. Because the early start times of many schools are causing teens to become sleep deprived, the start time of schools should be delayed especially after
Typically, college students falling in the category of young adults should be getting anywhere from seven to nine hours of sleep per night. However, that is not the case, especially of students transitioning into their first year of college. Sleep is an essential component in our everyday lives, as much of a necessity as oxygen or water. Getting the proper amount of sleep provides many useful functions for the human body, such as the ability to retain memories and knowledge and heavily impacts our decision making (Gilbert and Weaver, 2010). Due to the fact that many students have a hard time transitioning into college, many lose the required sleep needed, thus the functions it provides resulting in a sleep deprivation.
The article I chose is "Why is Sleep Important?" by Michael Twery. I found the article on the U.S Department of Health & Human Services website. The article starts with the fact that 35 percent of adults report getting less than seven hours of sleep during a 24 hour period. I cannot say that I am surprised by that number, I know a lot of family and friends that struggle with falling asleep and staying asleep. I have an under active thyroid and I believe that I why I struggle with sleep. 15-20 percent of US adults have a chronic condition that effects sleep. A recent study in sleep health showed that a good nights sleep or lack of sleep is related to maintaining brain health and cognitive function and overall improves your well-being.
We all know this; waking up to a blaring alarm or an annoyed parent. You try to bury yourself in sheets and protect yourself from the harsh light. You drag yourself out of bed with hair blown to one side of your head. Walking across the hall like an extra from “The Walking Dead,” you eat breakfast and brush (or the other way around) and throw on some clothes. You head out and start another miserable morning. This is pretty much how I start every school morning. This is probably how a lot of you start your mornings. There’s no worse way to start a day of school than to wake up with a case of “Zombie Daze Syndrome” (ZDS). One might say that waking up tired isn’t that bad, but it is way,
What is the relationship between the hours of sleep a person receives and their performance on a test?
Concluding Purpose: Many students and even adults need to find better strategies to sleep in order to get through their daily lives.
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Most of us in this class will say that we not get enough sleep because of all assignments, lab reports and so on like just now. So, we called this situation as sleep deprivation which means a condition where people not get enough sleep. We are in the same shoes, so no worries. A research from Brown University stated that, from a survey they conducted to a group of college student, 11% student have a good sleep but the rest which is 73% from the same study were found to have a sleep problem. Despite all of these academic stuff that we need to finish up, it is actually important for all of us to care more about sleep.
Imagine that you want to conduct a campus survey on voluntarism. You are interested in such topics as who volunteers, why they choose to volunteer, where they volunteer, how often they volunteer, and what kind of work they do. Assume you would do either a mail questionnaire survey of a Web survey, and that you need to construct a survey
It is 6:00 am, most high school students are either up or waking up and getting ready for school, knowing that they have a bus to catch at 6:40. The kids cannot stay attentive and cannot focus because they were up late studying for that important test and now they are going to have problems focusing and concentrating during school that day.
It’s seven in the morning when the backup alarm goes off. You still need to get something to eat and take a shower. You barely have enough time to do one. Which one do you chose? You need to be in class by seven thirty or risk getting detention.
Several sleep studies have been performed to understand the effects sleep deprivation has on a person. The participants of the sleep trial only received four hours of sleep per night. Their weight, reaction
The clock strikes 12:00 am and students are trying to finish their pile of homework due in the morning. Students are rushing to finish in order to get ready for the next day. Schools are assigning students a lot of homework, but the homework can do more harm than good. Negatively affect kids by sleep deprivation. Source of frustration and daily stress. Problems at the other end of the socioeconomic. Schools should not assign homework because it can lead to sleep deprivation, to frustration and daily stress, to unequal disadvantages for poor students without parent support and resources.
Hello everybody, I’m going to speak about the most time-consuming activity in our lives: sleeping. As a matter of fact, we usually don’t pay much attention to the quality of our sleep, in spite of influencing a big deal our performance during the day, our health and well-being, in other words, our quality of life. That’s the reason why I would like to introduce some interesting material to understand better this important though disregarded necessity. First of all, I’d like to explain briefly how sleep works, then I’ll tell you the effects of not sleeping at all and finally, I’ll give you some advice that may help to improve the quality of our sleep.