Student sleep: How sleep deprivation affects college students
by Loreal Lynch | October 10, 2011
College might be the only time when it's acceptable to stay up until 4 a.m. eating pizza and listening to your dorm-mate play guitar—even when you have to wake up for an 8 a.m. class the next morning. However, just because it's acceptable doesn't mean it's healthy. Research shows that sleep deprivation among college students has loads of negative effects—among them, lower grades and poorer health. In fact, did you know that operating a vehicle after a sleepless night impairs your judgment as much as driving drunk? Learn more about student sleep deprivation in the below infographic.