Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Why Crunch Mode Doesn’t Work

Evan Robinson (via Dave Polaschek):

Longer periods of continuous work drastically reduce cognitive function and increase the chance of catastrophic error. In both the short- and long-term, reducing sleep hours as little as one hour nightly can result in a severe decrease in cognitive ability, sometimes without workers perceiving the decrease.

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This wasn't aimed at me, was it? I bought a new mattress and everything....

Not aimed at you. I read your 5/22 message, and it sounds like you're taking care of yourself.

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