Sleep Deprivation Study

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As Victoria and Iggy start prepping for Ep: 8 – Sleep Deprivation, Victoria writes on her blog about the psychological and physiological symptoms she is experiencing


If you’re watching my show, and I assume you are, you know that Iggy and I have embarked on a sleep deprivation study. Of course medical students are not the best subjects for such a study- we get far fewer hours of sleep than the normal adult – but Iggy informs me this study is more for your enjoyment than ours. Hopefully you are enjoying yourselves, because I for one am not. 63 hours and 14 minutes into the study, I can see why human rights advocates consider this technique a form of torture. Iggy, if you’re reading this, I’m reporting you to Human Rights Watch.

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