For some of the subjects, the past 48 hours have been a dreadful experience.
Now the scientists will discover just how the ability to do even the simplest tasks has deteriorated.
The series of tests carried out earlier is repeated.
The visual memory test.
The drawing that you drew earlier, I'd like you to draw it for me again, if you could.
Mickey really struggled to recall the design after 30 minutes.
His memory's capacity has fallen by 36%.
Several other subjects also had their memories impaired.
But the effect on the central executive, which controls the higher functioning of the brain, seems to have been more pronounced.