publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

The Role of Environmental Factors on Sleep Patterns and School Performance in Adolescents

Dagmara eDimitriou; Dagmara eDimitriou; Frances eLe Cornu Knight; Frances eLe Cornu Knight; Patrick eMilton; Patrick eMilton;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2015 Journal: Frontiers in Psychology, volume 6 (issn: 1664-1078, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Background: Modern life, with its many distractions, is seeing sleep quantity and quality decline during adolescence. This is a concern as research persuasively demonstrates the negative impact of reduced sleep on academic achievement, both in terms of learning and behavior. Aims: This study examined the relationship between sleep and school functioning in adolescence, with a focus on environmental factors that might mediate this relationship. Sample and Method: Forty-seven adolescents took part. Sleep was measured using the School Sleep Habits Survey (SSHS) and a sleep diary. School records of year grade point averages provided a measure of academic achievement...
Subjects
free text keywords: Psychology, sleep, adolescent, learning, stimulants, sleep deprivation, adolescent, learning, sleep, sleep deprivation, stimulants, Original Research, BF1-990, Mediation (Marxist theory and media studies), medicine.symptom, medicine, Before Bedtime, Raven's Progressive Matrices, Cognition, Sleep debt, Academic achievement, Developmental psychology, Sleep diary, Social psychology
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

The Role of Environmental Factors on Sleep Patterns and School Performance in Adolescents

Dagmara eDimitriou; Dagmara eDimitriou; Frances eLe Cornu Knight; Frances eLe Cornu Knight; Patrick eMilton; Patrick eMilton;