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There are many different ways to motivate a person to balance the amount of sleep. It's incredible how often we use these at work or at home. But, schedules are a difficult thing to balance. A normal adult may find the time to complete a number of tasks in a day and still have time to spare. The normal college student on the other hand is constantly on the go. This is why finding the right form of motivation may sometimes be a problem. A college student’s schedule usually includes working, studying, and socializing. This is the reason we often complain that we have not gotten enough sleep on any given night. We drink numerous amounts of caffeine in order to stay awake and finish “a paper”. Many times, we compensate for a lack of sleep by
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Unformatted text preview: taking naps after or even during classes. This behavior might be recognized as "normal" by many college students. However, many college-aged people suffer from sleep disorders. The most commonly recognized among these is insomnia, or the inability to obtain an adequate amount of sleep. The motivation is said to be an inner desire to satisfy an unsatisfied need. What this is telling us is that we are motivated if we need or desire something. For that reason, there are several motivational theories that can be applied to sleep deprivation. However, we will be discussing mainly about the Need Theory, the Expectancy Theory and the Goal Setting Theory....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PSYCH 484 taught by Professor Hamilton,katherinnelson,danaleab during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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