The Effects Of Sleep On Academic Performance And Levels Of Stress

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Abstract The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of sleep on academic performance and levels of stress. Total of 10 undergraduate students completed 10 questions questionnaire and their GPAs were obtained through Florida Atlantic University registrar office. It is a quantitative-based research study to provide the following indication of students sleep patterns sand how is stress can affect a student academic performance and to serve as a means of addressing some of the deficiencies in the literature. Data were analyzed using a bivariate analysis, principal component is an exposed and non-exposed study. The results were consistent a common sleep problem with few in college students but wasn’t a significant gap to that negative affect their performance. Literature Review The correlation between sleep and college student academic performance on how it Cn impacts ones stress levels has been documented on many occasions. These following reach study add support my research. According to article from Hershner & Cherian wrote “The college experience is of great value in providing emerging adults with a structured environment in which they can gain the knowledge, skills, and independence”. However, this come with a lot of other obstacle with it. The college experience comes with a great price each year the cost of tuition goes up. That can comes with stress and with that is stress on a student (2014). Whitman, Neal A et al stated that “Stress is necessary to challenge students to learn. Approaches are needed that reduce the negative aspects of stress which lessen students ' learning and performance. The key to reducing distress is providing students with a feeling of control over their education, information ... ... middle of paper ... ...t Stress: Effect and Solutions when I come down to dealing with stress a good ways of reducing it by lessen students learning and work load. “The key to reducing distress is providing students with a feeling of control over their education, information about what to expect, and feedback regarding what can be done to improve their performance”. When it come own to dealing with one 's own thoughts and feelings one can find professional and peer counseling, student support groups, and adequate faculty advising. Whitman also says “Active coping, that is, dealing with the actual stressful situations or events, can be strengthened by providing students with early success. Good teaching cannot be overestimated as a key to preventing and minimizing distress among students”. How to reduce stress among faculty and reward good teaching are questions for further study (1985).
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