From: Live Science

How All-Nighters Alter Your Memories

Live Science:

People who don’t get enough sleep could be increasing their risk of developing false memories, a new study finds.

In the study, when researchers compared the memory of people who’d had a good night’s sleep with the memory of those who hadn’t slept at all, they found that, under certain conditions, sleep-deprived individuals mix fact with imagination, embellish events and even “remember” things that never actually happened.

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