How sleep quantity affect cognitive performance

what is expected to be in he lab report1) introduction-definition of the key terms (cognitive performance and sleep)-review literature on sleep andmemory (support hypotheses)-rationale for study   *why this study is needed e.g. past study have gaps so hence this study                                                    what is different about my study-TWO hypothesis because have 2 sleep Independent variables    * it can be positive or negative relationship but must have 2) MEthod -participants (age and gender) – materials    * memory span task-how we came up with this- explain how the number list was derived    * sleep and how the data derived-procedure   *overview of what was done in class which is -students were briefed on the nature of the study- 1st given       demographic and sleep data 3) RESULTS – TWO correlations -associated descriptive (M,SD)- found in the page with 2 tables!! – no need graph, just half a page and straight to the point 4)DISCUSSION – interpret result (no relationship between sleep and cognitive performance) – discuss my results with past results    * tell what was not same (dissimilarities) e.g they found dissimilarities between A and B but i didint– explain reasons for why there is no relationship between sleep and cognitive performance    *non statistical results/relationshipsFOR EXAMPLE- COFFEE -coffee is a stimulant so it’s confounding the results *NEED TO LINK IT, THE ARGUMENT HAVE TO GO BACK TO THE MAIN POINT– next para = limitations of the research– next paragraph = areas of future research– next paragraph = implications * how the importance of results apply to real world 5) CONCLUSION (one paragraph)6) REFERENCING – APA style, also citation APA stylethank you!!!

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