Sleep deprivation can be not only harmful to your body, but it can also create dangerous situations for you and others around you. The 8 signs of sleep deprivation listed below are some of the more common ones I’ve seen and experienced. The signs will vary for each person, which means you might not have noticed some of these signs before.
8. Word Recall is Much Slower
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Not being able to think of a word or remember what you just read is a sure sign of sleep deprivation. This can make it difficult to successfully write down coherent notes, lists, and to think of what to say when speaking to someone. I remember staying up late to write papers in college. After I had finally gone to bed and gotten some much needed rest, my paper didn’t sound nearly as good as I thought it had the night before.