Insufficient Sleep and the Socioeconomic Status Achievement Gap

  title={Insufficient Sleep and the Socioeconomic Status Achievement Gap},
  author={Joseph A. Buckhalt},
Research with adults and children has shown that sleep plays a vital and complex role in multiple physiological systems that maintain health and promote optimal functioning across many domains. For children, school is an important domain of functioning, and emerging research links sleep to academic achievement. Many children from lower socioeconomic status (SES) families sleep poorly, and when their sleep is compromised, the effects on cognitive functioning and academic achievement may be… CONTINUE READING
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