Archive | November 2017

Effect of sleep on your productivity

Economists and others have started to calculate the economic costs of a lack of sleep.

https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/research_reports/RR1700/RR1791/RAND_RR1791.pdf

This cross-cultural study of 2016 suggests that  insufficient sleep can result in lost GDP, with Japan appearing to bear the biggest burden

lack of sleep

56% of the Japanese sleep only seven hours or less which is the highest percentage with sleep deprivation among these five nations.

sleep deprivation

It is argued that a nation’s productivity and health would improve if we all slept for seven to nine hours per night……and that includes your productivity as school students.

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