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Study: Students Can Triple Their Amount of Sleep by Sleeping Instead of Complaining About Lack of Sleep


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A recent study conducted by Penn’s Psychology Department has revealed some major news for the undergraduate population! The average student, according to head researcher Ana Mikovitz, “sleeps for just 3 hours a night and whines for 6 hours a day about how tired they are.”

After a long and careful collaboration with Penn’s Math Department, researchers were able to deduce that students could actually triple their total sleeping hours, from three to nine, by using this technique. This revelation could be monumental: scientists currently believe that there is a direct link between the amount of sleep one gets and how rested one feels. By employing the findings of this study and sleeping more, it is likely that one will feel less tired. Wow!