To hell with always being an early bird. Sometimes when you catch some zzzzzz’s you’re capable of catching more than a worm.
According to Charles Czeisler, a specialist in sleep deprivation at Harvard Medical School, lack of sleep can be as bad for productivity as drinking too much alcohol.
“We now know that 24 hours without sleep, or a week of sleeping four or five hours a night, induces an impairment equivalent to having alcohol level in the blood,” says Czeisler. “We would never say, ‘This person is a great worker! He’s drunk all the time!’ …yet we continue to celebrate people [...]