Clock Your Sleep: Adults

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In the city that supposedly never sleeps, it’s not nightlife that’s preventing people from getting their Z’s: It’s more work.

For all of you in your 20's, 30's, 40's and 50's, you won't be surprised to learn that work emails are keeping many up past their bedtimes. Dr. Carl Bazil, professor of neurology and director of the Division of Epilepsy and Sleep at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons, explains that even though work emails aren't usually emergencies, your brain thinks they are so you remain wide awake. Russell Sanna, executive director of the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, has some ideas about how your company could implement better sleep health policies to help. Can you imagine email-free weekends? Hear the discussion about the pressures of being a grown-up and how your sleep is affected.