Why Six Hours Of Sleep Is As Bad As None At All

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Getting six hours of sleep a night simply isn’t enough for you to be your most productive. In fact, it’s just as bad as not sleeping at all.

Not getting enough sleep is detrimental to both your health and productivity. Yawn. We’ve heard it all before. But results from one study impress just how bad a cumulative lack of sleep can be on performance. Subjects in a lab-based sleep study who were allowed to get only six hours of sleep a night for two weeks straight functioned as poorly as those who were forced to stay awake for two days straight. The kicker is the people who slept six hours per night thought they were doing just fine.

Thissleep deprivation study, published in the journalSleep, took 48 adults and restricted their sleep to a maximum of four, six, or eight hours a night for two weeks…

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8 thoughts on “Why Six Hours Of Sleep Is As Bad As None At All

  1. Dragthepen says:

    I understand the health benefits of getting a full 8 hours of sleep, face the facts the world has changed and so has the daily grind. When i get a full 6 hours I feel motivated to get up take my run and start my day.

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