Is sleep deprivation harming Australian students' achievement?

05/12/2013 | Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

A recent study finds that students in Australia are among the sleepiest of 50 countries surveyed, and that their lack of sleep could be affecting their academic achievement. The US reportedly has the highest percentage of sleep-deprived students, followed by New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The results come as officials in Australia are working to address declines in student achievement in maths and science.

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