Sleeping In Can Be Too Much Of A Good Thing

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Sleeping In Can Be Too Much Of A Good Thing

Work was brutal this week, and as a result you got less than five hours of sleep every night. Finally, the weekend is here and you're ready to earn those lost hours back with luxurious, back-to-back nights of 10-hour sleeping marathons. Well, science is here to tell you to reconsider that plan. Not only will you probably feel more tired, that extra sleep could also take a toll on your health.Related: Lack Of Sleep Really Does Make You Eat More

Improve Your Work Performance By Taking A Nap

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Improve Your Work Performance By Taking A Nap

This January, Curiosity is digging into the science of productivity. Start your 2017 on the right foot with our full series on scientifically proven ways to do more, faster.It's about 3 pm on a work day, and you're experiencing the dreaded midday slump. Before you gulp another mug of caffeine, consider a different option: napping. You might've dismissed naps as a respite for toddlers or your 80-year-old grandmother, but science has proven that naps can be incredibly beneficial for getting those brain juices flowing and boosting your productivity.Related: The Surprising Side Effects Of Your Sleep Schedule

Sleep-Deprived Drivers Might As Well Be Drunk

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Sleep-Deprived Drivers Might As Well Be Drunk

Driving after missing even two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep can make your risk of a crash comparable to someone over the legal limit for alcohol.

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from Newsy

For Doctors, Lack Of Sleep Might Be Better Than The Alternative

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For Doctors, Lack Of Sleep Might Be Better Than The Alternative

Have you ever wondered why, when they're so important to the survival of so many, medical professionals need to work longer hours than your average truck driver? It all comes down to statistics: between going home for the night and handing off your patient to another doctor, or sticking around and working without sleep, the latter may just be safer.

Why Early Birds Can't Be Trusted Late In The Day (Sort Of)

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Why Early Birds Can't Be Trusted Late In The Day (Sort Of)

You're more likely to lie when you're tired.

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from DNews

Key Facts to Know

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    Morality lives in the right hemisphere of the brain and scientists have found a way to influence our moral compass. 0:28

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    We are more prone to lie, cheat, and steal in the afternoon. 2:01