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Interview with Dr. Jonathan Charest

Could you tell us a bit about yourself and your research? I am currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Calgary in the Department of Kinesiology, working on the validation of the athlete sleep screening questionnaire with student-athletes, as well as the impact of prior concussion sleep and its relationship to recovery from a […]

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Interview With Bharath A.

Thanks so much for joining us this morning! Could you tell us a little bit about yourself and your research interests? I am currently a theoretical and computational chronobiologist. I work in the area of circadian clocks. My PhD was in the field of wireless communications with a focus on designing new technology to provide […]

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Book & Article of the Month (June – July)

If you follow us on social media, you already know what we picked for our monthly reading material. For those who don’t, don’t worry: we’re also highlighting them here, on the blog. Let’s dive in, with… June’s article of the month Interindividual variability in neurobehavioral response to sleep loss: A comprehensive review We picked this […]

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Circadian science Shift Work

A space for shift workers, Pt. 2

Here again is our blog feature where we look on the internet for what folks are saying about their shift work, and try to speak to their experiences with the power of circadian science. First up:  Reddit User: My shift is usually 7pm-3:15am. when i get off work i shower, eat, and watch some Netflix […]

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Shift Work

A Space for Shift Workers

We’ve noticed a lot of shift worker communities online. I’m not talking about just a few here—I’m talking about hundreds. These communities also each tend to have thousands of active followers. Surprising, right? Until you remember that over 30 million people in the U.S. currently live with shift work. From Instagram accounts to Twitter hashtags, […]

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Circadian science Interviews Sleeping troubles

Interview with Dr. Amy Bender

In a recent interview with Dr. Amy Bender, she talks about the importance of improving the sleep of professional athletes. Could you introduce yourself and tell us a little bit about what you work on? I’m the Director of Clinical Sleep Science at Cerebra. We’re a sleep technology company focused on better diagnosis and treatment […]

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Circadian science Interviews Shift Work Sleeping troubles

Interview with Dr. Louise O’Brien

Thanks for letting us interview you, Dr. O’Brien. Would you mind introducing yourself to our audience—where do you work, what do you do? I’m Louise O’Brien, an Associate Professor at the Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Neurology, at the University of Michigan. My work focuses mostly on sleep disruption in pregnant women and its […]

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Circadian science Lighting Shift Work

Book of the Month (January)

The Circadian Code by Satchin Panda In keeping with the theme of new beginnings, this January we introduced a book of the month. Join us as we work our way through books that highlight the importance of circadian and sleep health 😴 Up first: The Circadian Code by Satchin Panda of the Salk Institute for […]

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Circadian science Interviews Sleeping troubles Technology

Interview with Dr. Cathy Goldstein

We sat down to talk with Dr. Goldstein on what she sees as the future of wearables in the sleep clinic. Enjoy! Thank you for taking the time to meet with me today! Could you take a minute to introduce yourself and say a little about what your job is? Cathy Goldstein, MD. I’m a […]

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Circadian science Interviews Lighting Sleeping troubles

(Lack of) Light at the End of the Tunnel

A sleep story Today we had the pleasure of interviewing one of our own, Eric. He’s a skilled mathematician and AWS developer here at Arcascope. Everyone has their own unique experience when it comes to catching Zzz’s, or in Eric’s case, NOT doing that. We wanted to chat with him and learn more about these […]