Apparently, the average person only gets 6 hours of sleep a night – a massive 2 hours less than the recommended amount.
And it seems the quality of our sleep isn’t always up to scratch either – in a poll on goodtoknow, more than a quarter of you told us you regularly wake up in the night, while 1 in 5 of you are tired even if you think you slept well.
Most experts agree that we need 8 hours sleep per night, but it can vary from person to person. And now a new piece of research says the weekend lie-in boosts your brain power for the rest of the week. So how can you be sure if you’re getting enough sleep? Easy – take our sleep test. Answer 12 quick questions and we’ll look at your sleep habits and give you some advice on how to solve your sleep problems.