Tuesday, July 22, 2008

US Military agrees: Newborns are military weapons

Night of the Living Meds: The U.S. military's sleep-reduction program

"Sleep deprivation is known to have significantly harmful impact on physical performance, alertness, and the ability to perform complex cognitive tasks... sleep deprivation and exhaustion can be and has been exploited militarily as a specific mechanism to weaken opposing forces."

Honestly, if the military is really interested in studying sleep deprivation and the effects of caffeine on performance, all they have to do is study the local Mommy and Me groups.

1 Comments:

Blogger Miryam (mama o' the matrices) said...

heh.

I remember asking a newish mother of two, how she managed to keep going. She was too tired to answer me...

I figure you start by being upright, and then point your nose in the right direction. But sensible thought? Ha.

8/22/2008 3:55 PM  

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