11 Hidden Hazards of Sleep Deprivation

7. Diminished Cognition

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Extreme results of this effect include people getting fired from jobs and kids failing exams – yes, it is diminished or impaired cognition. Sleep deprivation inhibits our brain from thinking and processing information efficiently. It also leads to temporary memory loss.