A report from City A.M. notes that sleep deprivation has no effect on the ability to identify sarcasm.

A new study, published in journal Plos One, pitted sleep deprived participants against those who were well rested and tasked them with interpreting whether an ambiguous voicemail message was sincere or sarcastic.

“Interestingly, our results show that sleep deprived participants end up being as accurate as participants having slept normally, indicating that (fortunately) a night of sleep deprivation does not completely hinder one’s ability to interpret sarcasm,” the researchers found. Although, they did note those who were sleep deprived did take longer to interpret the meaning.

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