Promoted to Headline (H3) on 5/10/09: 'Sleep deprivation': Euphemism and CIA torture of choice yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '\'Sleep deprivation\': Euphemism and CIA torture of choice '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: "Sleep deprivation," as used by the CIA in its enhanced interrogation program included being shackled to the floor and ceiling for days on end, adding to the torment.
In a few minutes sleep had sealed her eyes, but the Christian girl lay awake; her thoughts would not rest, and Sleep, who the night before had taken her to his heart, to-night would not come near her pillow; so much to agitate and disturb her soul had taken place during the day.
Sleep is a major factor in weight loss, which is one reason to try not to get an outside job and try to stay home where you can sleep til you wake up, without an alarm.
A study in Sleep found that people's accuracy on working-memory tasks dropped by about 15 percent while they pulled an all-nighter.
Sleep is the ultimate healer, but very few of us get the recommended seven to eight hours every night.