Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.


Skeptoid #496: The Russian Sleep Experiment

December 8th, 2015

Episode 522 of 573 episodes

Russian test subjects are said to have done unspeakably horrible things when sleep deprived. How consistent is this with what's known about sleep deprivation?