Good sleep is fundamental to our physical and mental health and our ability to think and learn.
There is a significant association between sleep and mood/behaviour. Research has shown conclusively that inadequate sleep is associated with a negative outlook and depression.
Inadequate sleep is also linked with our ability to learn and remember.
Inadequate sleep is also linked with our ability to learn and remember. Research clearly shows that better academic performance is associated with better sleep.
There is a significant association between poor sleep and immune function: Research has shown that poor sleep affects immune function (a 50% decrease in killer cell activity) which results in more frequent infections in the short-term and more chronic illness in the long-term.
There is substantial evidence linking lack of sleep to chronic diseases such as obesity and Type 2 Diabetes.