The vast majority of students, experts in education, and psychologists would agree that the current education system puts too much strain on young people. Colleges are becoming more and more competitive, not to mention the current productivity trend, which makes many students commit to way too many extracurricular activities and advanced placement classes than they can handle.
Staying up late to read for the exam yet you have an early morning class means that you will have only a few hours of sleep.
After a sleepless night, you likely feel sluggish the next morning, and a small new study suggests why: Your brain cells feel sluggish, too. And when those brain cells are tired, you may be more likely to be forgetful and get distracted more easily, the research found.