You find a man living alone in a cave
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When Josie Laures came out of her cave on March 12, , she thought it was February A few days before Antoine Senni came out of his cave, on April 5 that same year, he thought it was February 4. The two cave explorers emerged from their holes in the French Alps, near Nice, 50 years ago. Each of them set the then-world record for time spent alone in a cave—Laures set the female record at 88 days, and Senni the male record at days—as part of an experiment to see what the effects of extreme isolation and loneliness would be on their bodies and minds.
While in their caves, which were separate but just a few hundred yards apart from each other, Laures and Senni kept in touch with researchers at a control point, who tracked their sleeping and eating habits, as well as memory and vital signs.
The researchers did not, however, give Laures or Senni any clues about how time was passing up on the surface. By the time they emerged, wearing dark goggles to spare their cave-accustomed eyes from the sunlight reflecting on the alpine snow, they had lost weeks of time, by their own reckoning.
The experience was definitely trying. Upon her exit, Laures told the Associated Press :. I am so happy to have lasted it out, that I have forgotten everything. I can tell you though that it became very difficult toward the end and I felt terribly worn out … At the start of my stay I read, and then I lost the desire. I didn't suffer from the cold. I was well heated in my little tent.
My tape recorder refused to work the first few days, but later I managed to repair it and I listened to music.
Outside of that I knitted, and knitted some more, and looked forward to the time when I would finally see the sun. Later studies on isolation have found not only effects on sleep cycles but anxiety, hallucinations, and a decline in mental performance.
These were sensory deprivation studies, though, and at least in the caves, the subjects were welcome to read or knit or listen to music. He has, by far, the longest records of people in isolation.
Others who have studied similar situations have done it for weeks; he has done it for months. Siffre also experimented on himself. In , a couple years before Laures and Senni descended into their own stalagmite-studded holes, Siffre spent two months in a glacial cave in the Alps. Ten years later, in , he did an even longer stint—six months in a cave near Del Rio, Texas.
Siffre was so lonely in the Texas cave that he attempted to catch a mouse to keep as a pet. According to Der Spiegel, he spread jam on the floor of the cave, and while the mouse was licking it, brought a dish down over it to trap it. Laures, too, turned to rodents for friendship during her time in the cave, but with happier results. We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters theatlantic.
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