Re: virus: Alternative Thought Patterns

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Tue, 11 Mar 97 16:14:00 CT

Lior said:
>Lights, visions, revealations, and other sensory outbreaks are common
>among those who lack frequent sensory input, e.g. prisoners.
>Lack of sleep causes exhaustion, lack of REM sleep causes serious
>problems to associative thinking.

Not entirely true. In a classic psychology case, a graduate student
was able to operate completly normally without REM sleep, as long as she
was able to get half hour naps every four hours. The case went on for
several months with no obvious side effects.

Corey A. Cook