Sleep Deprivation

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Sleep Deprivation

  1. 1. Ann Parnitudom<br />IB Psychology period 7<br />Sleep Deprivation <br />
  2. 2. What is it?<br />Sleep is a state of when the body rests and there is no activity of nearly all the voluntary muscles. <br />It is a natural recurring state of relatively suspended sensory and motor activity. <br />It is one of the most important components for people to maintain a healthy lifestyle.<br />Today, majority of the people do not receive enough hours of sleep. <br />Especially teenagers:<br />Workload<br />Sports <br />Etc. <br />
  3. 3. Why is sleep so important?<br />The average teenager needs approximately 9-10 hours of sleep per night. <br />This is because it drastically impacts their hormones for growth and physical maturation.<br />Majority of the teenagers get approximately 7.4 hours of sleep per night.<br />The number of sleep hours decrease as they get older.<br />Adapt an unhealthy lifestyle:<br />Inconsistent sleeping patterns<br />Increases stress level <br />Getting tired more easily<br />Less likely to be able to focus<br />Less alert <br />
  4. 4. Class Sleep Log #1: <br />
  5. 5. Class Sleep Log #2:<br />
  6. 6. Results<br />Most of the students took naps during the day.<br />Longest nap session: 1.8 hours per day<br />Shortest nap session: 0 hours (2 students)<br /><ul><li>63 hours of sleep restored from napping for 35 days.</li></ul>Range of Sleep per night: 6.1- 8.6 hours<br />Average hours of sleep per night: 7.35 hours<br />Range of Sleep over the 35 days: 222.25-343 hours<br />Average hours of sleep over the 35 days: 282.6 hours<br />
  7. 7. Comparison<br />5th to get the most hours of sleep during naps.<br />10th to get the most hours of sleep per night.<br />8th to receive the most hours of sleep from the night-time and naps. <br />I ranked close to the class average result of sleep hours.<br />Tara received the most hours of sleep with the naps and night-time sleep hours combined.<br />Mallory received the least hours of sleep with the naps and night-time sleep hours combined.<br />
  8. 8. Recommended Hours of Sleep<br />Average hours of sleep per night: 7.35 hours<br />Average hours of sleep over the 35 days: 282.6 hours<br />Average hours of sleep needed per night:<br />9.5 hours<br />Average hours of sleep needed over the 35 days:<br />332.5 hours<br />Sleep Debt:<br />Per Night: 2.15 hours<br />Per 35 Days: 49.9 hours<br />
  9. 9. Conclusion<br />Everyone slept below the standard to withstand a healthy lifestyle.<br />Short by 2+hours each night!<br />Almost up to 50 hours in 35 days!!<br />*WE ARE NOT GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP!!*<br />Without the naptimes the numbers would exceedingly decrease.<br />1 Day: 50 minutes of sleep missing each day.<br />35 Days: 17.5 hours of sleep missing in 35 days.<br /><ul><li>The sleep hours vary depending on the workload and activities. </li></ul>The amount of sleep we get impacts our performance in school.<br />If we receive more hours of sleep, it is likely that we will improve our performances in school. <br />
  10. 10. Works Cited<br />Information:<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleep<br />http://parentingteens.about.com/cs/teensandsleep/a/teenssleepwell.htm<br />Pictures:<br />http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/assets/0/78/315/355/455/457/479/483/98367094-f1c8-4249-8a00-951b0c86ffef.jpg <br />http://www.sleep-deprivation-info.com/images/sleepingdisorders.jpg<br />http://blog.teenmentalhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/sleep-sm.jpg<br />

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