the deliberate stopping of sleep often for experiments but also used to punish prisoners to get a confession. One day without sleep dos not affect us much but the longer we go and the more boring a task is, we are less likely to stay awake.

SLEEP DEPRIVATION: "Sleep deprivation in excess can cause us to slur our speech and have poor performance levels."
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