It’s three weeks into the semester and classes are at full throttle. As a result, a few drowsy students end up cutting down on sleep to get all of their work done.
Greatest number of days that a human has gone without sleeping: 11.5
Number of hours of wakefulness leading to effects equivalent to a blood alcohol level of 0.05 percent: 17
Hours of sleep that the average American gets per weeknight: 6.9
Hours of sleep that the average American gets on weekends: 7.6
Recommended hours of sleep for a person between the ages of 15 and 21 per night: 8.5 to 9.5
Hours of sleep that the average college student gets per night: 6.2