Too Little Sleep May Increase Susceptibility to False Memories

July 27, 2014 8:26 AM

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Regularly catching only a few hours of sleep could increase susceptibility to false memories, University of California-Irvine and Michigan State University researchers report in a study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

If you don’t get enough sleep, You’re more likely to have your mood affected, you’re more likely to be anxious and irritable during the daytime. Moreover, according to the study lead by Steven J. Frenda of the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior at UCI, those who are sleep-deprived are more...

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