Not Getting Enough Sleep Can Lead To Fake Memories
And not necessarily the good kind.
Your memories are more likely to become distorted when you're sleep-deprived, new research shows.
After pulling an all-nighter, participants looked at pictures of a crime being committed.
When they took a memory test, they were more likely to report the fake details from the statements as being true than other groups.
Preliminary research that led to this study found that sleeping for five hours or less also had detrimental effect on memory.
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