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    day. He explains the invention of the artificial light can interfere with this normal body process that allows us to get enough sleep. This dependency on artificial light causes most Americans live a majority of their lives with sleep deprivation. Although technological advances can be of great benefit, they tend to cause distraction in our lives which results in sleep deprivation. Lisle explains that each of us inherits certain incentives from our ancestors which he terms The Motivational…

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    Why Do Schools Start Later

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    academic performance, health benefits, and staying awake in class. The later a school begins gives students more sleep, and that’s what they need to improve their academic performance. A study done of Chicago public high schools showed that students performed marginally worse in their first and second period classes. When students get a small amount of sleep they are likely to get “catch up sleep” on the weekends. Researchers have found that to be associated with poor performance…

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    home longing for sleep, and stay up long hours into the night doing homework. However, this is detrimental to their health and performance. Many school boards assume that tired teenagers are just part of the high school experience. They do not see sleep deprived teenagers as being a big enough problem to change the school start times. On the other hand, many sleep experts recommend that schools begin later because teenagers require more sleep and naturally have a different sleep cycle. Many…

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    Effects of Sleep Deprivation One of the most basic functions of the human body or any animal is to sleep. Without getting enough sleep, one can die after approximately two weeks. Along the way, however, if the sleep of children or adults is consistently disturbed they can experience a multitude of negative effects that can harm themselves and others. Today, adults and students are losing more sleep than ever before and can fail to understand the negative consequences of sleep deprivation. In the…

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    abilities. However, multiple institutions believe that students should be required to attend classes at 8:00 a.m.; therefore, the student is required to be awake and be prepared to travel, gather their belongings, and function even without the proper sleep. Likewise, a variety of students forget their materials that are desperately needed for their course work. Thus, creating a student that is more likely to fail than succeed. As a student that has experience in attending public school prior…

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    Teen Sleep Depravity

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    Schools: The Real Reason for Teen Sleep Depravity For decades, teenagers and early mornings have been at odds. Adolescents all across America seem to share the quality of morning sleepiness and a vampire like aversion to waking up when it is still dark outside, as can be seen in any high school. Public opinion has always been against the teen on this issue stating that they are just “lazy” or were up too late and that their inattentiveness is their fault! However, new studies have unearthed…

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    School Start Times Teenagers today face an extensive long-term health problems, but one big problem is sleep deprivation. Teenaers need at least 9 ¼ hours of sleep per night causing teens to be among the least likely to get enough sleep. They tend to only get on average seven hours per night on school nights due to homework and afternoon and before school activities.Sleep deprivation impairs the ability to be alert, pay attention, solve problems, and retain information. Students who are in…

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    Sleep Health

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    importance of adequate sleep helps to increase health, productivity, wellness, quality of life, and safety on roads and the work force. In the United States, it is common for to not get enough sleep, or to just rest taking naps throughout the day. Among the general population poor sleep awareness has decreased and more mental and physical conditions are starting to arise. Healthcare professionals and policy makers are trying to implement different scenarios that can help the improve sleep among…

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    Sleep Deprivation and health We all live for sleep, but is not getting enough sleep slowly killing us? Fifty to Seventy million Americans suffer from some type of sleeping disorder. (“Sleep”). Sleep deprivation is common, but who really knows the truth? What is sleep deprivation? Sleep deprivation is the condition that occurs when one does not get enough sleep. Sleep deprivation can lead to many different diseases and even a shortened life. Sleep deprivation can be addressed and fixed by…

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    an increasing amount of pressure to be involved in every activity and club possible in order to stand out in the college admission process. In chapter seven of her book, Robbins argues that this over-involvement can cause sleep deprivation in students. She cites the National Sleep Foundation as reporting this increase in involvement “can cause negative moods, decreased school performance, increased likelihood to try stimulants, and a higher risk of accidents and death. The latter category…

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