2. It Can Make It Harder To Remember Things
You remember how your parents always told you not to stay up all night before an exam cramming, because your brain needs sleep to remember stuff? They were pretty much right: Not sleeping can have a huge impact on your memory. Sleep is your brain’s opportunity to process information from your day, ranging from things you’ve studied to the experiences you’ve had. If you aren’t getting an adequate amount of sleep, your brain is likely to feel foggy and your judgment is likely to go down the tubes.