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Too Much of a Good Thing? How Caffeine Might Hinder Productivity

May 13, 2015 | 899 views

Too Much of a Good Thing? How Caffeine Might Hinder Productivity

Too Much of a Good Thing? How Caffeine Might Hinder Productivity

It’s the drug of choice for many professionals – caffeine. Coffees, teas, and energy drinks line office kitchens ready for consumption by anyone who needs a little boost of energy during the workday. As popular as caffeine is, it must have some impact on your productivity, right?

 

Wrong.

 

 

Most people reach for a cup of Joe to boost their mood and focus. Although that might offer some immediate benefit, research at Johns Hopkins Medical School shows that caffeine drinkers will experience a short-term caffeine withdrawal soon after. That’s counter-effective to what you’re trying to accomplish when you get a caffeine fix. It’s also what’s probably causing your afternoon slumps.

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