Lack of sleep reduces school performance

Lack of sleep is a common problem among the population of Mexico and worldwide. Whether due to the accelerated pace imposed by current life or bad habits, this can not only affect health but also academic performance, as indicated by a study carried out by the Boston College

In this one, the researchers discovered that the lack of sleep is so serious that school teaching has had to decrease the difficulty with the objective of allowing the student to learn.

In addition, the analysis showed that rich countries are the most affected, since lack of sleep is linked to the increase in the use of cell phones and computers in the dorms late at night.

Example of this are the figures that were found, according to the research, the United States has the highest number of students with lack of sleep, 73% between 9 and 10 years old and 80% from 13 to 14 years.

Other countries with high rates are New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Australia, England, Ireland and France.

Finland, with very good reputation due to its excellent educational system, is also among the nations that lead the numbers of students who suffer from lack of sleep.

The analysis was part of a huge process of data collection to establish a global education ranking called: Trends in Mathematics and Science and Progress in the International Study of Reading (TIMSS and PIRLS for its acronym in English).

Chad Minnich, from the TIMSS International Study Center and PIRLS, The impact of the dream is such that children who sleep more have better performance in math, science and reading.

So, what are you waiting for your children to rest better?

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