The cognitive cost of sleep lost

@article{McCoy2011TheCC,
  title={The cognitive cost of sleep lost},
  author={John G McCoy and Robert E. Strecker},
  journal={Neurobiology of Learning and Memory},
  year={2011},
  volume={96},
  pages={564-582}
}
A substantial body of literature supports the intuitive notion that a good night's sleep can facilitate human cognitive performance the next day. Deficits in attention, learning & memory, emotional reactivity, and higher-order cognitive processes, such as executive function and decision making, have all been documented following sleep disruption in humans. Thus, whilst numerous clinical and experimental studies link human sleep disturbance to cognitive deficits, attempts to develop valid and… CONTINUE READING

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