With the major physical, cognitive and emotional changes that take place during adolescence. Now youâ€™ll take what youâ€™ve learned about the impact of sleep on development and reflect on how sleep (or lack of it) affects the adolescent.
For this assignment, answer each of the following prompts in one complete paragraph.
- Briefly explain a few of the significant developments that occur during adolescence and the impact they can have on future development.
- Explain the importance of sleep regarding the physical and cognitive changes that occur during adolescence.
- Reflect on your own adolescence. How much sleep were you getting at the time? How might your sleep patterns have impacted your development in the areas you mentioned above?
- On average, how many hours of sleep do you get now? Do you think that sleep is as important now as it was when you were an adolescent? Explain.