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The importance of sleep

This article explains why having enough sleep is essential for memory and learning, and hence a crucial factor in effective studying.
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© Feld, G.B. & Diekelmann, S.: Sleep smart - optimizing sleep for declarative learning and memory
Please take some time to read the article Sleep and academic performance.

Once you have read the article, answer the following questions:

  1. On study days, are you satisfied about the amount of sleep you get?
  2. Do you have any evening rituals that help you to fall asleep?
  3. Does your sleep need improvement? And if so, in what way?

Please share your answers in the comment section.

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