This Teenager Did Not Sleep for 11 Days and His Experiment Had Devastating Consequences

Posted on Aug 10, 2016

Everyone is familiar with the fact that not getting enough quality sleep greatly affects your health, well-being, and productivity. Still, the demands of the modern world make it almost impossible for people to get a good night's sleep due to stress and work-related matters. Many people pull all-nighters or stay up late to complete their work or simply because it's the only way to have some free time. But what happens when you stay awake for more than your body and mind can handle?

In 1965, high-school student Randy Gardner broke a record when he stayed awake precisely 11 days and 24 minutes just for this experiment. And he actually survived! But take a look at how it affected him.

Randy Gardner

Randy Gardner
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Randy Gardner was a 16-year-old high school student who survived 11 days and nights without sleeping.
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