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Sleep Deprivation

Morning Classes Are Ineffective For Several Reasons

Jonathan Maney

on 19 April 2010

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Double click anywhere & add an idea Sleep Deprivation Morning Classes Are Ineffective For Several Reasons Sleep Patterns Melatonin Levels A hormone secreted in the body that lets you know your tired Sometime in late puberty,
the body secretes melatonin
at a different time than normal 7:30- Teen is wide awake/fully alert. Adult is starting to wind-down
10:00- Adult is ready for sleep, Teen may be in wind-down Teenagers wind-down time
takes place much later than adults Class Schedules A student must wake up around 6:30
or 7:00 to get to an 8:00 class Research shows that 9 hours
15 minutes of sleep is essential to a person's health and overall success 8:00 Class 9:00 Class Going to sleep at 12 12:00 12:00 7:00 8:00 7 hours of sleep 8 hours of sleep -2.25 hrs -1.25 hrs Stimulants Effecting Sleep Late night activities Melotonin levels/sleeping patterns
student schedules
stimulants Early morning classes are ineffective due to: caffeine "The experience of headache, nausea, and other physical discomfort might interfer with attention, concentration, or rapid responses...." (Sleep Deprivation) People who get drunk the night before their morning classes tended to be slower in processing information Alcohol Nicotine Lights = =
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