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Professor Offers Students Higher Grade for More Sleep

No amount of lecturing seems to persuade students to get more sleep. But one professor uses bait they can't resist. Michael Scullin teaches the science of sleep to psychology students at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.  He lectures about physical and mental health problems caused by a lack of sleep. Those problems include difficulty focusing and controlling one's emotions, and increased risk of disease. "When you are at your most sleep deprived is when you are...

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