Mister Sandman, bring me good marks! On the relationship between sleep quality and academic achievement.

@article{Baert2015MisterSB,
  title={Mister Sandman, bring me good marks! On the relationship between sleep quality and academic achievement.},
  author={Stijn Baert and Eddy Omey and Dieter Verhaest and Aur{\'e}lie Vermeir},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={130},
  pages={
          91-8
        }
}
There is growing evidence that health factors affect tertiary education success in a causal way. This study assesses the effect of sleep quality on academic achievement at university. To this end, we surveyed 804 students about their sleep quality by means of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) before the start of their first exam period in December 2013 at Ghent University. PSQI scores were merged with course marks in this exam period. Instrumenting PSQI scores by sleep quality during… CONTINUE READING
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