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    Sleep Persuasive Essay

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    hours in a month, and 8760 hours in a year, and on average we sleep 2920 of those hours which equals 121.7 days we spend asleep out of each year. Why do people waste so much time on sleep when they could be doing more with the time they have? Time is limited, but people don’t realize how important sleep actually is. Getting a good night 's rest is crucial to one 's physical and mental health. There are so many amazing benefits that sleep offers humans bodies and minds, it does not only…

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    Polyphasic Sleep Essay

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    with irregular circadian sleep cycle and insomnia for a while. In recent lectures on Biopsychology, the course dabbled upon the topics of sleep. This sparked my passion and thus writing this paper to demonstrate my past casual researches in polyphasic napping and sleep in general. Sleeping is by far one of the most imperative biological needs for majority of organisms. It is comprised of 4 stages: NREM 1, NREM 2, NREM 3, and REM. In NREM 1, it is considered as light sleep. This stage…

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    Dr. Loredo Sleep

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    adequate sleep to optimal physiological and cognitive function Dr. Loredo states in the video “Sleep and Sleep Disorders in the Older Adult – Research on Aging” (Loredo, n.d.,) that sleep affects optimal physiological and cognitive functions significantly by improving the ability to learn and in the prevention of diseases, particularly cardiovascular disease. An example of an improvement of a cognitive function is learning. Learning can be furthered by “30, 40, and 50%” (Loredo, n.d.) with sleep…

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    Sleep Deprivation Effect

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    Sleep deprivation induces vital reductions in performance attention. Reducing your nighttime sleep by as very little as one and a half hours for only one night may lead to a decrease of daytime alertness by as much as 32%. Not sleeping enough and not sleeping well isn 't OK, as a matter of reality, there 's quite a value to pay. It’s going to surprise you to find out that chronic sleep deprivation, for whatever reason, significantly affects your health, performance, the safety of your…

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    1. I would generally say that I sleep well. On a normal day, I sleep about 8 hours, which is enough for a teenager/adult (American Sleep Association. (2017). Sleep hygiene. American Sleep Association. Retrieved from https://www.sleepassociation.org/sleep-hygiene/). However, I often feel like I would need an hour more to really be well-rested and not get tired during the day. Since I was little, I always needed a little bit more sleep than everyone else, and I think that hasn’t changed. But,…

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    Essay On Cycle Of Sleep

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    you get to sleep faster, but it may impact the length of your sleep. Alcohol intensifies deep sleep or the third cycle sleep during the first half of the night, but then increases sleep disruptions in the second half of the of night. As mentioned earlier, REM is the cycle of sleep that causes dreams and develops memories. A large amount of alcohol content in your body can disrupt REM sleep, which is much easier to wake up from. That 's why you often wake up after just a few hours sleep after…

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    Sleep Related Amnesia

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    Sleep is by far the most mysterious part of our day. Sleep takes up nearly one third of our life, yet the general population know surprisingly very little about it (Randall). Some people have given up on their alarm clock, because it never wakes them up. Yet in reality the real reason for this is a sleep related amnesia in which one does not remember doing something right before one falls asleep. REM, rapid eye movement, sleep is a period of sleep that occurs about 70 to 90 minutes after a…

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    start before 8 AM, with more than 20% of middle schools starting at 7:45 AM or earlier.(Herrington) Due to this early start, most teens only get 6-7 hours of sleep when they really need 8-10 hours to be healthy. How can schools expect teens to thrive in school when they 're not getting nearly enough sleep to function completely properly? Sleep is so important to your health; yet many teens seem to be very much deprived of it. It is CRITICAL to brain development, memory function, and cognitive…

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    Reflection Paper On Sleep

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    of tracking my sleep and dreaming, a few observations have been observed and a lot of analysis have been made. I have found that I slept an average of eight hours and ten minutes per night, with the minimum of approximately seven hours and a maximum of eleven hours. Within this two-week span I had built up a small amount of daily sleep debt, ranging fifteen to forty-five minutes a night, but I was able to make up the hours on the weekend, or throughout the week, result in no net sleep debt. In…

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    Lack Of Sleep Research

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    first-hand experience that one of our most common mistakes when caring for our brains is depriving it of a proper night 's sleep. Between assignments, social lives, and all of college’s other responsibilities who really…

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