Info on Sleep "deprication"; respect your sleep yo!

Answer by Alex K. Chen: –  No Rest for the Weary: Migrating Songbirds Keep Their Wits without Sleep – Amyloid-β Dynamics Are Regulated by Orexin and the Sleep-Wake Cycle

6-7 hours of sleep as optimal: (replicated across multiple studies)

In fact, it suggests that 6-7 hours is optimal.

Study is here:

Effects of Provigil:

What are some particularly good papers/academic resources about sleep deprivation?