- evaluate /ih-VAL-yoo-eyt/
- disclose /dih-SKLOHZ/
- rigid /RIJ-id/
- vigilance /VIJ-uh-luhns/
- accomplishment /uh-KOM-plish-muhnt/
- sequence /SEE-kwuhns/
- abruptly /uh-BRUHPT-li/
[verb] to judge or calculate the quality, importance, amount, or value of something
My schoolmates in college are conducting research to evaluate the percentages of smartphone users.
[verb] to give information to the public that was not previously known
Jonas Wright, the CEO of an IT Company refused to disclose awful rumors.
[adjective] stiff or fixed; not able to be bent or moved
The school principal wants to have rigid rules and regulations to avoid complexity.
[noun] more careful attention, especially in order to notice possible danger
Through the vigilance of our country, society in the future will be at peace.
[noun] something is done or finished successfully
The most remarkable accomplishment that Channie had was when he won the singing contest.
[noun] a series of related things or events, or the order in which things or events follow each other
The sequence of ideas from the teammates will make our project better.
[adverb] in a sudden, unexpected, and sometimes unpleasant way
Bryan and Jayne abruptly made a plan that caused them to be firmly harmed.
A group of Australian scientists from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) observed certain harmonic sounds that are connected to Sleep Inertia or SI. For this study, they came up to research if Sleep Inertia is linked to human anxiety and melodic factors. The researchers evaluated 50 people handling online surveys by asking different questions concerning types of musical sound they apply for their alarm tone and body readiness after bedtime. And so, the outcomes disclosed to contributors of activity were in a high percentage of using rigid alarm tones.
Some people are not aware of what Sleep Inertia is. Sleep Inertia is concerning the state of the psychological brain damage and sensory-motor actions that we may feel after waking up. It is somewhat the way of reducing vigilance and could lower the understanding more like about four hours after sleeping. This kind of experience could change and affect a person’s act or accomplishments in different actions, and can also lead to mortal results in some consequences.
Stuart McFarlane, a writer from RMIT said, “If you don’t wake properly, your work performance can be degraded for periods up to four hours, and that has been linked to major accidents.” “You would assume that a startling ‘beep beep beep’ alarm would improve alertness, but our data revealed that melodic alarms may be the key element. This was unexpected.” he added.
The researchers raise several studies for most people that use an alarm to get up early in the morning to figure out what’s best for an accurate sequence of theme and tempo. All things considered to be highly developed. This is most essential for people that work in such hazardous places such as pilots, firemen and especially doctors who usually have an emergency at an unexpected time.
Instead of using an alarm clock, gently try waking up to natural light to escape with this health-harming problem. It may not be easy, but this method is much better than hearing harsh sounds from an alarm tone. Though using a loud alarm will help us go to work on time, getting up abruptly will cause an increased heart rate and high blood pressure. Be careful when to use it, or you may have fatal results.
- Who was the author from RMIT that talks about the unhealthy usage of alarm sounds?
- How many respondents did the researchers have for their online survey questionnaire?
- Who are those community workers who work in dangerous places if they use an alarm clock?
- What was the result of the evaluation that the researchers conducted?
- According to the article, what is one way to get up in the morning aside from using an alarm clock?
- Do you need an alarm clock to wake up every morning? Why or why not?
- What do you think are the other effects of using an alarm? Give at least 3 examples.
- In your opinion, what kind of alarm sounds are not bad for our health? Please explain your answer/s.
- What do you think the other ways to help a person get up early every day without using an alarm?
- When you are stressed, do you like to listen to mellow music? Why or why not?