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Tinder Wants You To Swipe Right For Better Sleep

Take our quiz to see if you're a "sleep amateur" or a "sleep champion."

A groggy date does not make for a good date. 

"The truth is, lack of sleep has become a sort of virility symbol," says Arianna Huffington, The Huffington Post's editor-in-chief. "I once had dinner with a man who bragged to me that he’d only had four hours of sleep the previous night. I resisted the temptation to tell him that dinner might have been a lot more interesting if he’d had five."

To spread the word about sleep's importance -- and maybe even save sleep-deprived romantics from an awkward date -- HuffPost has partnered with Tinder to help the app's users reap the benefits of a good night's sleep.

An in-app quiz determines whether users are "sleep amateurs" or "sleep champions" and connects them with science-backed information on a range of relevant topics, from caffeine and all-nighters to sleeping pills and naps. The quiz is intended to help anyone, no matter their current relationship with sleep, come away with new tools and tips to build healthier sleep habits.

"Sleep is a crucial need -- one that can often feel secondary to millennials, who make up the majority of Tinder's user base," Rosette Pambakian, Tinder's vice president of communications and branding, told HuffPost. "Being well-rested helps you look and feel your best."

Millennials are facing particular stresses that can be associated with sleeplessness. "Stress In America," a 2014 report commissioned by the American Psychological Association, found that only 29 percent of millennials say they are getting enough sleep.

"According to the American Psychological Association, millennials are the most stressed generation, and college students are essentially being trained for burnout in the workforce," Pambakian added. "We wanted to bring the message of #SleepRevolution to our community of users and make learning more about the importance of sleep as simple as a few swipes."

So which are you: an amateur or a champion? Take the quiz below to find out. 

Read more about upping your sleep in HuffPost's #SleepRevolution Cheat Sheet

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