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BackStory

Roger Ekirch on Segmented Sleep

Friday, March 06, 2015

With the American History Guys

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Listen to Lucy

Why ‘lean in’ if laziness can be just as effective?

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Why ‘lean in’ if laziness can be just as effective?

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New Tech City

Tales of Real Life Tech Addiction

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

In which video games at 3 a.m. make someone sick, and our mothers nod knowingly. 

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The Takeaway

Holiday Hack: The Science Behind Overeating

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

'Tis the season to stuff ourselves at the holiday dinner table and doze off. But there is a science behind what happens when we overeat and what you can do to make it to dessert.

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New Tech City

Screens Really are a Nightmare for Sleep

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

May we suggest a holiday activity for the family? Sleep... without screens.

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BackStory

Roger Ekirch on Segmented Sleep

Friday, October 31, 2014

With the American History Guys

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The No-Sleep Secret

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Renata Pellegrino, senior research associate at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the lead author of "A Novel BHLHE41 Variant is Associated with Short Sleep and Resistance to Sleep Deprivation in Humans", and Dr. Allan Pack, Head of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology at the University of Pennsylvania, explain how a gene mutation may be responsible for those people who seem to do just fine with barely five hours of sleep a night.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The CEO Sleep Experiment

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Have you ever set an alarm clock to remind you to go to sleep? Arianna Huffington has. She joins WNYC's Laura Walker and other top managers to talk about how some of NYC's most bleary-eyed CEO's are taking the WNYC Clock Your Sleep challenge.

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Transportation Nation

Driver in Fatal NJ Crash Lacked Sleep, Complaint Alleges

Monday, June 09, 2014

The Wal-Mart truck driver accused of causing a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that critically injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian had not slept for more than 24 hours.

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The Takeaway

The Key to Better Sleep: A Digital Detox

Thursday, May 29, 2014

New Tech City Host Manoush Zomorodi and Takeaway Host John Hockenberry compare notes on what they learned and accomplished—or failed to accomplish—while tracking and trying to improve their sleep patterns for WNYC’s Clock Your Sleep Project.

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New Tech City

Hi, I’m David, and I’m a Digital Addict

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Find out how one man used technology to cure his technology addiction.

 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Clock Your Sleep: Winner Crowned

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The results of the two-week sleep team challenge are in, and a winner will be crowned. Tune in to hear which team won - was it team Digital Detox, led by New Tech City's Manoush Zomorodi? The Vice Squad, captained by On the Media's PJ Vogt and Brooke Gladstone? Or was it Rock Your Routine, led by The Takeaway host John Hockenberry

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WNYC News

Night Shift Making You Sick? Red Light Could Help

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Shift workers are not only sleep-deprived, they could be at risk for serious illness. Researchers are trying to solve it.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Battle of the Zzzzs: The Home Stretch

Thursday, May 22, 2014

As part of WNYC's Clock Your Sleep project, WNYC hosts have been leading teams competing to get more sleep by trying different strategies. Hear how it's going and who's winning in the last days of the competition.

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Transportation Nation

Sleep Derailed: Fatigue Plagues Train Workers

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Fatal crashes on commuter railroads are rare. But for people who work in transportation, deep exhaustion is common. “Two-thirds of the train operators and one-half of the pilots said they rarely get a good night’s sleep,” said one expert.

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New Tech City

Sleep's Mortal Enemy: Screens

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

We don't sleep like nature intended, and technology is to blame. From the gaslight to the smartphone, technological innovation has been knocking the human body clock out of sync with nature. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Clock Your Sleep: Battle of the Zzzzs

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The two-week sleep team challenge has begun. Follow along and Clock Your Sleep. The WNYC hosts leading the sleep teams are: Manoush Zomorodi, host of New Tech City and captain of sleep team Digital Detox, Brooke Gladstone, host of On the Media, PJ Vogt, associate producer of On the Media, co-creator of TLDR, and co-captain of Vice Squad and John Hockenberry, host of The Takeaway and captain of team Rock Your Routine. They report on their team's progress.

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New Tech City

Join Team Digital Detox for a Twitter Chat about Sleep

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Join Manoush Zomorodi, host of New Tech City on Thursday for a chat and strategy session about surviving and thriving in the Sleep Data Challenge to keep phones out of the bedroom. 

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Radio Rookies

Teens are Losing More Sleep Than Ever

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

That most teenagers are walking around sleep deprived won't come as a shock to parents or teachers. Radio Rookie Temitayo Fagbenle got her friends to share why they aren't sleeping and what, exactly, they're doing during those late-night hours.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Clock Your Sleep: Findings and Teams

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

As a group, the over 4,600 Clock Your Sleep participants got more sleep in the fourth week than in the first week fo the project. WNYC's data news team senior editor John Keefe discusses the findings from the first month of the project. Plus, sleep team captains leading a two-week challenge to get an extra hour of sleep join the conversation to pitch why you should join their sleep team. 

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