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Sleep Deprivation Substantially Interfere With Driving Performance

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Compulsory assignment for PSYC 1020, an essay on how sleep deprivation substantially impacts on our driving performances.

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Sleep Deprivation Substantially Interfere With Driving Performance
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Neuroscience Sleep Biology Neurophysiology Sleep deprivation Dream Sleep disorder Fatigue Insomnia Effects of sleep deprivation in space Effects of sleep deprivation on cognitive performance Williamson
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Neuroscience Sleep Biology Neurophysiology Sleep deprivation Dream Sleep disorder Fatigue Insomnia Effects of sleep deprivation in space Effects of sleep deprivation on cognitive performance Williamson
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Sleep deprivation have the equivalent effect as alcohol consumption which impact the cognitive function. Recently, sleep deprivation has been shown to be a primary cause of road fatalities by (Williamson & Feyer 2000). The further investigation might explore the possible impairment which caused by sleep deprivation and consequently, the potential of its greater benefit is interested. The argument in this paper is, either moderate or cumulative partial sleep deprivation will influence an individual’s driving ability, both studies included intake of alcohol to compare the equivalent effect between sleep deprivation and alcohol intoxication. Williamson and Feyer (2000) showed that sleepiness to a certain extent can impact driving performance in the same way, that alcohol intoxication can. Moreover, Elmenhorst et al. (20...
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