Can long hours lead to poor performance?

Showayane Wallace

The average American adult works 38.7 hours per week. The average American student spends 4-5 hours on homework each week. With 24 hours in a day, do you think long hours, both at work and school, can lead to poor performance in both fields?

Over the years, many have come up with ideas to combat this belief, from no homework to shorter school days. However, does that not just bring forth an opportunity for long hours?

When you think of working, you think of money. The more hours you work, the more money you make. It becomes easy to forget that if you want to keep working, you focus on your health.

Long hours lead to exhaustion. The less you sleep, the more focus you lack, and the less you pay attention. Not only is this dangerous, but it also impacts memory and performance