Sleep deprivation affects behavior in different ways and can produce negative consequences. It is important for individuals to get the recommended amount of sleep each night to ensure proper functioning in daily life. In this assessment, you will develop a podcast transcript on the importance of good sleep hygiene and the negative effects of sleep deprivation on teens.
Imagine you have been asked to be a guest speaker on your local high school’s radio station broadcast to discuss the effects of sleep deprivation on teenagers.
Create a 700- to 1,050-word transcript for a 3- to 4-minute podcast that describes the following:
The areas of the brain involved in or affected by sleep
The importance of healthy sleep hygiene for optimal functioning
The effects of sleep deprivation on daily functioning
The possible approaches to ensure quality sleep