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Not getting enough sleep stifles positive emotions

A study investigated the effects of going to bed 2 hours later than normal but getting up at the usual time. It found that people not only became more impulsive and prone to mistakes the following day but also experienced a flattening of normally pleasurable feelings. Missing out on a good night’s sleep is a well-known cause of cognitive and emotional problems and making people more accident-prone the next day.

Over longer periods, sleep deprivation is associated with worsemental and physical health.

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