Sleep Deprivation and False Memories

@article{Frenda2014SleepDA,
  title={Sleep Deprivation and False Memories},
  author={Steven J Frenda and Lawrence Patihis and Elizabeth F. Loftus and Holly C. Lewis and Kimberly M. Fenn},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={25},
  pages={1674 - 1681}
}
Many studies have investigated factors that affect susceptibility to false memories. However, few have investigated the role of sleep deprivation in the formation of false memories, despite overwhelming evidence that sleep deprivation impairs cognitive function. We examined the relationship between self-reported sleep duration and false memories and the effect of 24 hr of total sleep deprivation on susceptibility to false memories. We found that under certain conditions, sleep deprivation can… 
The effects of sleep restriction and sleep deprivation in producing false memories
The impact of sleep deprivation on declarative memory.
Sleep deprivation increases formation of false memory
TLDR
The importance of adequate sleep in optimal cognitive functioning is reiterated, the vulnerability of adolescents' memory during sleep curtailment is revealed, and the need to assess eyewitnesses' sleep history after encountering misleading information is suggested.
Sleep does not cause false memories on a story-based test of suggestibility
Sleep loss increases dissociation and affects memory for emotional stimuli.
Sleep and mindfulness meditation as they relate to false memory
TLDR
It is proposed that in spite of their contribution to false memory through adaptive processes, the beneficial role of sleep and meditation in cognition may be more prominent than their harmful role.
Wake and be fine? : The effect of sleep on emotional memory
The aim of this thesis was to examine the effect of sleep on emotional memories. The first two studies examined the role of sleep in the generalization of fear learning and the third study examined
False memories in obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome: evidence from the divided attention paradigm at encoding or retrieval
TLDR
The results suggest that the greater susceptibility of patients with OSAS to false recognition may be due to a limited availability of attentional resources, which may specifically disrupt retrieval processes.
Sleep deprivation and false confessions
TLDR
It is demonstrated that sleep deprivation increases the likelihood that a person will falsely confess to wrongdoing that never occurred, and it may be possible to identify certain individuals who are especially likely to falsely confess while sleep deprived.
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 41 REFERENCES
Does Sleep Promote False Memories?
TLDR
It is observed that during encoding, hippocampal responses were selectively larger for items subsequently accurately retrieved than for material leading to illusory memories, which indicates that the early organization of memory during encoding is a major factor influencing subsequent production of accurate or false memories.
Sleep Loss Produces False Memories
TLDR
Whether false memories can be created as enduring memory representations due to a consolidation-associated reorganization of new memory representations during post-learning sleep and/or as an acute retrieval-related phenomenon induced by sleep deprivation at memory testing is tested.
A deficit in the ability to form new human memories without sleep
TLDR
It appears that sleep before learning is critical in preparing the human brain for next-day memory formation—a worrying finding considering society's increasing erosion of sleep time.
Sleep Loss and Temporal Memory
  • Y. Harrison, J. Horne
  • Psychology, Biology
    The Quarterly journal of experimental psychology. A, Human experimental psychology
  • 2000
TLDR
It is shown that sleep deprivation impairs temporal memory (i.e. recency) despite other conditions promoting optimal performance, and caffeine was used to reduce “sleepiness”.
The Effects of Total Sleep Deprivation on Cerebral Responses to Cognitive Performance
Less effective executive functioning after one night's sleep deprivation
TLDR
Following SD, the performance of subjects on an ecologically valid test, the modified Six Elements Test, was significantly impaired and may be of special importance for individuals with cognitive work tasks.
Neural activity during encoding predicts false memories created by misinformation.
TLDR
Encoding processes play a critical role in determining true and false memory outcome in misinformation paradigms, according to which activity for false memories was greater during the Original Event phase than the Misinformation phase.
False claims about false memory research
Creating false memories: Remembering words not presented in lists.
False memories—either remembering events that never happened, or remembering them quite differently from the way they happened—have recently captured the attention of both psychologists and the
...
...