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Why sleep isimportantCollege Success and Personal WellnessCollege Success and PersonalWellness
Sleep...-Is an essential human function.-Is a state of altered consciousness during which the body rests andrestores itself.-Influences every aspect of one's life ex:mood, memory,learningability and behaviors.-Is required for growth, regaining strength and thinking clearly.-Most people will spend ⅓ of their lives sleeping.-A healthy lifestyle requires adequate and restful sleep.
Research shows...-Short-term memories are converted to long-term during sleep.-Sleep deprivation disrupts regions of the brain which are critical tomaking judgements and decisions.-People may experience greater difficulty integrating emotion andcognition to guide moral judgments when sleep deprived.-Poor sleep is linked to increased accidents, mistakes, and decreasedability to perform a task.-The American Sleep Foundation estimates that about 60 millionAmericans have a sleep-related disorder.
Sleep Cycle1.In 1928 a German doctor, Hans Berger, successfully recorded the electrical activity of asleeping brain using electrodes placed on the scalp. This was the first EEG(electroencephalogram). Soon techniques were devised to measure the millionths of

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National Sleep Foundation, American Sleep Foundation, Science of Sleep

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