A news report from the Montgomery Advertiser reveals that a habitual lack of sleep can affect the brain.

Receiving fewer than five hours of sleep a night makes people less intelligent and less able to concentrate, and it can make people more susceptible to false memories, according to a new study published in Psychological Science. The study found that of the 193 people tested, participants who slept for less than five hours a night were significantly more likely to say they had seen a news video when they in fact never had.

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