Sleep Scientists: Research Twisted to Justify Torture (Updated)Quicklink submitted by Laudyms Permalink
|A 2005 memo from the Bush administration argued that it was okay for CIA interrogators to keep terror suspects awake for seven and a half days straight -- because 'even very extended sleep deprivation does not cause physical pain,' backed up by citing the work of a number of leading university researchers on sleep. Now, those professors are saying that their work was horribly misused.|
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