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Benjamin Smarr

Neurobiologist, UC Berkeley Kriegsfeld Lab
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A Neurobiologist Explains Why Clinton and Trump Seem To Be Losing Their Minds

November 2, 2016 Sleep deprivation is a form of torture. When combined with jet lag and experienced for weeks or months on end—just as the US’s two presidential candidates have been enduring—it can impair judgment, hamper memory, dull attention, and deplete emotional reserves. With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump racing from rally to...