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Statement of the problemThe study focuses of the effect of sleep deprivation on memory loss in senior high schoolstudents. The study aims to determine the effects of sleep deprivation on memory loss amongsenior high school students. It answer to the following questions.1. What class are you in?2. How many hours of sleep do you get on a regular school time?3. What time do you have to wake up on a school morning?4. What time do you go to bed at night? 5. How many hours do you spend in activities/sports after a normal school day?6. Have you ever fallen asleep in class before?
7. Do you feel tired throughout the school day? 8. Do you feel like not getting enough sleep on a school night has an ill effect on your day? 9. Do you think that if school started later you would get more hours of sleep?HypothesisThere is a relationship between sleep deprivation and the academic performance of thestudents.Scope and limitation of the studyStudy is based at the Philippine School for Maritime And Medical Access. Students in this studyare 16 years of age or older. All subjects receive the exact same questions. Some participantsmight provide inaccurate information. Some participants might not put in true effort whenanswering the questions. No equipment to test the full extent to which the brain is functioningDefinition of TermsSleep:a condition of body and mind such as that which typically recurs for several hours every night, in which the nervous system is relatively inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended.Senior High School: a school usually including grades 10 to 12Memory:The faculty by which information is remembered; the capacity for retaining, perpetuating, or reviving the thought of things past; an individual’s faculty for remembering information. Problem Solving:A person’s ability to be confronted with mathematical word problems and solve them to find the correct answer.
Circadian Rhythm / Body Clock:The cycle of biological activity based on a 24-hour period of time and is influenced by the regular variations in the environment. Fatigue:A condition of muscles, organs, cells, or materials characterized by temporary reductionin power, efficiency or sensitivity following prolonged use or activity.
Chapter 2REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATUREIntroductionSleep is a major aspect in our everyday lives; however, fewer people are getting enoughsleep each night and more are slowly becoming sleep deprived. Sleep deprivation is defined as acondition that occurs when an individual does not get enough sleep each night (What Are SleepDeprivation, 2012). There is an immense amount of research being conducted in order todetermine how to overcome sleep deprivation, but in order to surpass any issue, it is important toknow who is at risk of being afflicted by it. It is important to understand that people of all ages,and ethnicities are at risk of becoming sleep deprived. More specifically, individuals who have