Why is it a problem for college students to be “rest-deprived” (as well as sleep-deprived)?
Your essay must quote and/or paraphrase and work directly with material from all four essays in this
reading set. In addition, define and employ key terms that seem to be central to the arguments of your
sources and, therefore, to your argument as well. Some key terms that might help you with your
argument are: mental downtime; default mode network (DMN); mindfulness training; intrinsic activity;
reflection; introspection; off-line and reflective processing; high environmental attentional demands; self
and social processing; task positive/task negative; and constructive internal reflection.
More detail will be provided in the following materials.