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The Role of Sleep During the Transition to Kindergarten and Early Academic Achievement


Abstract The present study tested 1) whether children’s bedtimes, wake times, and sleep

durations change as they transition into kindergarten (TtoK), 2) if changes to children’s

sleep schedules were contingent on their pre-kindergarten (T1) napping status and if T1

bedtimes were related to fall (T2) and spring (T3) bedtimes and durations, and 3) whether

T1 sleep, changes to sleep from T1 to T2, and concurrent sleep quality were related to

academic achievement and participation in 51 kindergarteners. It was hypothesized that

1) wake times would be earlier and sleep duration would be shorter during kindergarten

(T2 and T3) than at T1, 2) children who napped at T1 would go to bed later and have

shorter sleep duration than their non-napping peer... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Berger, Rebecca (Author) / Valiente, Carlos (Advisor) / Eisenberg, Nancy (Committee member) / Doane, Leah (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Developmental psychology / Education / Academics / Behavioral engagement / Sleep / Transition to kindergarten
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 63 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Family and Human Development 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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