WONDER #1300: Why Does Reading Make You Sleepy?
Question 1 of 3
You likely get sleepy from reading if you wait to read until right before bedtime. Why?
- You’re already tired from the day.
- Your book is exciting.
- Your pillow is too soft.
- Your eyes are crossed.
Question 2 of 3
Which posture would most likely lead to staying awake longer when reading?
- lying down
- sitting up
- lying on your side
- stretched out on the couch
Question 3 of 3
Which of the following methods will NOT likely help you stay awake longer when reading?
- light exercise
- drink caffeinated beverage
- snuggle up in a blanket in bed
- cool shower
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