A person is 177% more likely to make a false confession if they are sleep deprived.

June 19, 2019

A person is 177% more likely to make a false confession if they are sleep deprived. 

A person detained for a crime is 14% more likely to be convicted if he or she cannot make bail. 

 

Source: Harper's Index July 2019; Shari Berkowitz, California State University, Dominguez Hills; Jacob Goldin, Stanford Law School (CA). 

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