Saturday, December 18, 2010

Memory and Jet Lag

Memory and Jet Lag
May 21, 2001

NPR's Jon Hamilton reports on a new study looking at memory and jet lag. The study, which appears in the June issue of Nature Neuroscience, tested the mental skills of 20 flight attendants after they had crossed at least seven time zones. Those who had only a few days to recover had significantly more memory problems and brain changes than those who had two weeks or more between long flights.

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