By Theresa Sirois, Social Media Coordinator
According to a recent NPR broadcast, missing sleep can lead to dangerous, sleep-deprived decision making. Similar to having too much alcohol, or other mind-altering substances, lack of sleep effects the nervous system and delays reaction time and rational thinking.
These are just some of the reasons why it is extremely important to not take on anything that requires a quick response and certainly not operate heavy machinery when you've missed some zzz's.
To read the article in it's entirety, check out http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/05/12/406137352/short-on-sleep-you-could-be-a-disaster-waiting-to-happen.