Sleep loss and "divergent" thinking ability.


Although much is known about the impact of sleep loss on many aspects of psychological performance, the effects on divergent ("creative") thinking has received little attention. Twelve subjects went 32 h without sleep, and 12 others acted as normally sleeping controls. All subjects were assessed on the figural and verbal versions of the Torrance Tests of… (More)


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@article{Horne1988SleepLA, title={Sleep loss and "divergent" thinking ability.}, author={Jim Horne}, journal={Sleep}, year={1988}, volume={11 6}, pages={528-36} }