If you want to be a happy and successful freelancer, this article reveals: science says you should get all the sleep your brain needs.

When you don’t get enough sleep, do you feel the effects your entire next day? Do you feel your head throbbing, experience short-term memory loss, or find yourself incredibly tired for no reason? In a recently published study by researchers at the University of Groningen and the University of Pennsylvania, more information was found regarding how sleep deprivation affects memory.

For the study, a group of mice showed that even five hours of sleep deprivation ultimately leads to a loss of connectivity between neurons in the brain–namely in the hippocampus, the region of the brain responsible for learning and memory, especially short-term memory generation.

Read the entire article here: Inc.com