sleep and cognition

Locate and read a recent, full-text article from the Capella Library about the overlap between sleep and cognition. Then, answer the following:

  • Discuss the neurotransmitters and brain structures involved in sleep. Explore their function in cognition.
  • Hypothesize how sleep might impact cognitive functioning based on the shared brain structures and neurotransmitters.
  • Reference your source using standard APA guidelines.


Carlson, N. R. (2014). Foundations of behavioral neuroscience (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.