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1. To take something from someone or something.
2. To keep from possessing or enjoying something.
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Patient discussion about deprive

Q. what are the affects of sleep deprivation, and can I counteract them? I’m a college student and I’ve been sleeping for 5-6 hours a night for the past month…what symptoms should I expect? And how can I counteract them?

A. I studied this just 2 days ago:

Studies on sleep deprivation are actually beginning to show that people do not require as much sleep as traditionally taught. While sleep deficits effect first auditory acuity, and can even cause people to go into what are called microsleeps, researchers are finding that when people are being deprived of sleep they actually sleep more efficiently (spending more time in stages 3 and 4 of sleep) The problem is that people do not train themselves properly to shortened sleep periods, thus stuggle to adapt when they cannot receive the customary eight hours. Ideally, with adequate control and preperation, people can sleep for 4 hours a night and be fully cognatively functional.

(DaVinci purportedly survived on 15min cat naps taken every four hours his entire adult life, and he was certainly on his toes)

Just thought you'de find that interesting

See Pinel's chapter on Sleep in his text "Biopsychology" for more. (Pinel, 2009)


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1995); CHEN, supra note 35, at 78, 205, 215-16; ANDREW CLAPHAM, HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE PRIVATE SPHERE 91-104 (1993); MCDOUGAL ET AL., supra note 1, at 96-107 ("both a depriver and a deprivee of human rights" (96), multinational corporations' "deprivations and nonfulfillment" of human rights values (103-04)), 585, 587, 807-10; E.
Nevertheless, Father Smith is able, like the mature Will Barrett, to name the truth of their condition, and so not fall victim to the great depriver, Satan.
24), Ockham defined "right of using" (ius utendi) as "a licit power of using an external thing of which one ought not be deprived against one's will, without one's own fault and without reasonable cause, and if one has been deprived, one can call the depriver into court." For a lucid and accurate analysis of some key developments in the concept of a right (ius) in the course of the poverty controversy and beyond, see Annabel Brett, "Subjective Right and Human Agency in Later Scholastic Thought, c.