Effects of sleep deprivation on cognitive functions

  title={Effects of sleep deprivation on cognitive functions},
  author={Na Zhang 张娜 and Hong-Tao Liu 刘洪涛},
  journal={Neuroscience Bulletin},
Sleep deprivation (SD) is a common condition that afflicts many people in modern life. Deficits in daytime performance due to SD are experienced universally. Recent evidence indicates that SD causes impairments in cognitive functions. However, the mechanisms that SD impairs cognitive functions are not clear. This review will focus on the behavioral and neural effects of SD with the aim to elucidate the possible mechanisms of SD-induced deterioration in cognitive functions and to identify… Expand
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