According to Dr. Paul Kelley, by starting work before 10am we may be doing some serious damage to ourselves. Kelley, a researcher specialising in sleep, even went so far as to compare starting the workday early to actual torture. We believe you, Paul.Dr. Kelley claims that early rising could actually be a major contributor to stress and sickness. Even better, starting the day just a little bit later may actually increase the productivity of employees in the workplace. In an interview with The Telegraph, Paul Kelley claims the problem is larger than we may believe: This is a huge social issue. Staff should start at 10 am. You don't get back to (the 9 am) starting point till 55. Staff are usually sleep-deprived. We've got a sleep-deprived society. It is hugely damaging on the body's systems because you are affecting physical, emotional and performance systems in the body. Better results in school thanks to a better rhythmBeyond health problems that can be caused or exacerbated by sleep deprivation, Dr. Kelley highlights the fact that there is a major loss in productivity in starting work before 10 a.m.According to him, if students respected their biological clock, their academic results would see an increase of 10%. Kelley claims that a student should never start class before 11 a.m., a 16-year-old before 10 a.m., and a 10-year-old before 8:30 a.m.