How to stay on top of your game

Business woman working on laptop in the dark

Originally published on Berkeley Haas News 

Professor Sahar Yousef, a UC Berkeley-trained neuroscientist and Haas lecturer, teaches Becoming Superhuman, a class on the science of productivity, performance, and wellness. Sahar explains powerful tips to maintain productivity and keep focused. 

Prioritize shut-eye

Sleeping at least seven hours a night is the single most important driver of optimal brain function. Only 1% of people can get less than six hours without adverse effects.

Plan around your biological chronotype

Your genetic sleep-wake cycle determines the hours of the day when your performance is highest—and when you’re prone to careless mistakes. These natural energy peaks and valleys should inform when you do certain types of work.

Read the full list of tips on Berkeley Haas News