Getting enough high-quality sleep is essential for students to perform at their best both academically and in their lives. Sleep has been clearly linked to improved memory, concentration, cognitive functioning and overall wellbeing and good health. Students cannot afford to cut back on their sleep as this will impact their cognitive abilities to recall content and perform well in exams. Prioritising consistent, high quality sleep is a “high-performance strategy” for improving grades. This workbook helps students to buy-in to the idea of sleep as a performance enhancer and provides activities and tips to help them evaluate and optimise their sleep habits.

Contents:

  • SLEEP
  • EVIDENCE THAT SLEEP AFFECTS MEMORY
  • SLEEP GRAPH
  • THE MAIN MESSAGE
  • ACTIVITY: YOUR DAILY ROUTINE
  • ACTIVITY: KEEPING A SLEEP LOG
  • ACTIVITY: GETTING READY FOR SLEEP
  • ACTIVITY: IMPROVING YOUR SLEEP
  • RESOURCES

Author – Lee Parker, Occupational Therapist, Cambridge Academic Performance
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