Beauty sleep: experimental study on the perceived health and attractiveness of sleep deprived people

@inproceedings{Axelsson2010BeautySE,
  title={Beauty sleep: experimental study on the perceived health and attractiveness of sleep deprived people},
  author={John Axelsson and Tina Sundelin and Michael Ingre and Eus J W Van Someren and Andreas Olsson and Mats Lekander},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether sleep deprived people are perceived as less healthy, less attractive, and more tired than after a normal night's sleep. DESIGN Experimental study. SETTING Sleep laboratory in Stockholm, Sweden. PARTICIPANTS 23 healthy, sleep deprived adults (age 18-31) who were photographed and 65 untrained observers (age 18-61) who rated the photographs. INTERVENTION Participants were photographed after a normal night's sleep (eight hours) and after sleep deprivation… CONTINUE READING

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