There is no question that the amount of sleep we receive has a larger impact on our bodies. Sleep deprivation can lead to so many problems, not just physical, but psychological as well. All the information learned on sleeping during my Psych 1001 class is definitely going to stick with me for the rest of my life. The emphasis put on a good nights rest intrigued me. I had no idea that not getting enough sleep could cause so much harm to ourselves. Before retaining this information I was only getting about 4-5 hours of sleep on average. What I read was that a grown adult should be getting about 7-9 hours of sleep in order to stay healthy. This came as a shock to me! Some studies even say that trying to function while you are tired is equivalent to be legally drunk. Sleep deprivation can lead to weight and memory issues, since sleep is when our mind and bodies have time to recuperate. Needless to say since I gained more knowledge about sleep I have tried to change my sleeping habits. It is amazing how much one more hour of sleep can change how you function daily. Give a try, more sleep is vital!