Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Research on Sleep Deprivation by Psychologists Todd Maddox and David Schnyer Featured in "Science Daily"

Tue, November 3, 2009

"A new study in the journal Sleep shows that sleep deprivation causes some people to shift from a more automatic, implicit process of information categorization (information-integration) to a more controlled, explicit process (rule-based). This use of rule-based strategies in a task in which information-integration strategies are optimal can lead to potentially devastating errors when quick and accurate categorization is fundamental to survival.

Read more in Sleep Deprivation Can Negatively Affect Information Processing | Maddox Web Page | Schnyer Web Page

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