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Unformatted text preview: Sleep Case Study: Sam is in grade 11 and has a difficult time waking up for school. At first he thought that it may have been a result of going to bed late over the summer, and then sleeping in the next morning. Like his parents were always telling him, he thought it was a simple matter of going to bed earlier to adjust his sleeping schedule. He assumed this would be something that he could adjust to in a few short weeks. However, it was not September anymore, it was now November, and he found himself lying awake until 2 or 3 in the morning despite getting up at 6:30am everyday. As a result, he began falling asleep in class and his grades began to suffer. Sleep Deficit: When one misses a series of nights of continuous sleep, one can experience a sleep deficit. People with a sleep deficit begin to experience difficulties concentrating, studying or working effectively. People with a sleep deficit begin to experience difficulties concentrating, studying or working effectively....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2011 for the course ASP 121 taught by Professor Bourdon during the Winter '11 term at Lahore School of Economics.
- Winter '11