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WNYC News

This Is What 7-Year-Olds Dream About

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Giraffes. Jail. Coffee. Kids dream about the darndest things.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

In The Thick Of It

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.

New Tech City

WNYC Sleep Project: Join Team Digital Detox

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

New Tech City's Manoush Zomorodi is planning to improve your sleep. But it will take discipline to stop those screens — and their blue light — from ruining your rest. 

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WNYC News

Want More Sleep? Clock It

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

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The first month’s results are in: As a group, the 4,637 people who clocked their sleep with us in April got more sleep each week than they did the week before. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Arianna Huffington Tries to Teach Leonard About Meditation

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.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Clock Your Sleep: Seniors

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Dr. Shelby Harris, director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at Montefiore Medical Center talks to you about aging and sleep--whether seniors need less sleep and how sleep plays a role in other health issues as we age.

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Soundcheck

The Most Relaxing Songs Ever

Thursday, April 24, 2014

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.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Beyond Goodnight Moon

Thursday, April 24, 2014

For little people and their parents, bedtime often starts with one, or two, or a dozen books, depending on the kids' tenacity that night. Here are some children's books to delight both sides.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Clock Your Sleep: Adults

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.   

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Soundcheck

What's The Most Relaxing Song Ever? Help Us Make A Playlist

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.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

For Teens, Being Tired Is Normal

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Biology makes teenagers want to stay up later, but school means they've got to be up early.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Stuff That Dreams (and Nightmares) Are Made Of

Friday, April 11, 2014

On this week's Please Explain, we'll find out what goes on inside our brains as we sleep.

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WQXR Features

Which Classical Pieces Put You To Sleep?

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Do you fall asleep or wake up to classical music? Our sister station WNYC is collecting information on people's sleep habits through a new crowdsourcing project called Clock Your Sleep.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Parents Battle (Mostly Each Other) on Sleep

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Should you let them cry it out  or do the exhausted snuggle up? Listeners share their baby sleep solutions and conundrums.

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WNYC News

Who's Sleeping in the Family Bed?

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.

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Transportation Nation

Sleep Disorders + Shift Work = Danger

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

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.

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WNYC News

5 Things You Can Do With The Sleep Project Right Now

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

WNYC

Join the over 3,000 people tracking their sleep with us.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, April 04, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, edited together to listen to on the weekend: solving your sleep problems; the secret world of bodega cats; and Bette Midler.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Every Night I'm Shufflin'

Friday, April 04, 2014

Insomnia, snoring, restless leg syndrome, sleepwalking. A lot of things can prevent us from getting good sleep. Find out what causes sleep disturbances — and how to treat them.

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Schoolbook

The Battle for First Period: Students, Teachers and Teen Biorhythms

Thursday, April 03, 2014

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.

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