Tag: sleep deprivation and health

Smartphone Screen Time and Sleep

by Volume 13, Number 3 The blue wavelength of the light spectrum has the strongest impact on the human circadian rhythm. Particular photo-receptors in the eye, intrinsically photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells (ipRGCs), are particularly sensitive to blue light and provide…

Food and Sleep

by Volume 12, Number 6 With respect to the importance of diet for health, the saying “you are what you eat” may be warranted. Research over the past several years would suggest that a variant of this saying may eventually…

Resolving Sleep

by Volume 10, Number 1 Although scientific data about New Year’s resolutions are limited, it is estimated that nearly half of Americans make resolutions but less than 10% are successful in attaining these goals. The content of resolutions tends to cluster around health (e.g.,…