Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Aneesh Chopra, the first U.S. Chief Technology Officer, talks about innovation in federal government and what we can learn from healthcare.gov. Plus: Mary Beth Kelly of Familes for Safe Streets on how to reduce traffic fatalities. We’ll hear from WNYC’s team leaders on the Clock Your Sleep project. Plus: Armando Iannucci, creator of “Veep” and “The Thick Of It”, on satire of government.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Arianna Huffington looks at how our relentless pursuit of success has led to an epidemic of burnout and stress-related illnesses, and an erosion in the quality of our relationships, family life, and even our careers.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
By Joel Meyer : Executive Producer, Soundcheck
Inspired by WNYC’s Clock Your Sleep project, Soundcheck has been asking our listeners to help us build The Most Relaxing Playlist Ever. We received hundreds of comments, voicemails, tweets and emails -- each one revealing a bit about the sender combats stress with a beloved track. Soundcheck producer Joel Meyer lists his top ten favorites, as suggested by listeners and readers.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Work emails keeping you up way too late? You're not alone. Columbia University sleep expert Dr. Carl Bazil says that even though work emails aren't usually an actual emergency, your brain thinks they are and keeps you wide awake. Plus, Harvard's Russell Sanna talks about how your company could prioritize sleep health--like email-free weekends. Yes, please.
Friday, April 18, 2014
As part of WNYC's station-wide Sleep project, Soundcheck has been thinking about the best music to help you relax and fall asleep. Help us build a playlist of your most relaxing songs ever.
Friday, April 11, 2014
On this week's Please Explain, we'll find out what goes on inside our brains as we sleep.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Attention parents: our first week of data from WNYC's Clock Your Sleep project reveals that those who sleep in a "family bed" aren't sleeping as well as the rest of our participants. The good news? New York parents appear to be sleeping more efficiently.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
By Kate Hinds
The sleep disorder known as sleep apnea is a problem across the transportation industry, not just for the engineer at the controls during Metro-North's fatal derailment in December. But sleep problems may be endemic to the job.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Join the over 3,000 people tracking their sleep with us.
Thursday, April 03, 2014
By Yasmeen Khan
High school students crave sleep, but many just don't get enough of it. One Queens principal is tweaking homework schedules and school start times to help kids catch up on rest.