How College Students Are Sleeping … Or Not

student sleepingThere has been a lot interest in studying the sleep habits of school going children and adolescents. Sleep has a big impact on memory, motivation, cognition, and on overall learning. These effects are magnified by long-term sleep deprivation.

The recommended sleep duration for young and healthy adults is seven hours of sleep a night on weekdays and a little extra on weekends. A study by Jawbone, the maker of a tracker called UP, showed that students aren't as sleep-deprived as first thought averaging 7 hours and 3 minutes during the week.

It was found that the tougher the school, the later the times of going to bed. Students at military academies were the most sleep-deprived.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.