Restoration of risk-propensity during sleep deprivation: caffeine, dextroamphetamine, and modafinil.

@article{Killgore2008RestorationOR,
  title={Restoration of risk-propensity during sleep deprivation: caffeine, dextroamphetamine, and modafinil.},
  author={William D. S. Killgore and Nancy L Grugle and Desiree B Killgore and Brian P Leavitt and George I Watlington and Shanelle McNair and Thomas J. Balkin},
  journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={79 9},
  pages={867-74}
}
INTRODUCTION Sleep deprivation alters risk-related judgments, decision-making, and behavioral control. Stimulant medications are used to restore cognitive performance, but their effects on risk-taking and judgment in sleep-deprived subjects have not been explored. METHODS There were 54 healthy adults (29 men, 25 women; age range 18 to 36) who completed a test of cognitive ability and daily measures of risk-taking propensity, including the Brief Sensation Seeking Scale (BSSS), Evaluation of… CONTINUE READING

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