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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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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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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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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Birds of a Feather

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

If you’re following the Oscar Pistorius trial, you’re also learning about South Africa’s justice system. We’ll hear about race and the trial. Plus: birding in the five boroughs; memos and documents from the report on Bridgegate; competition versus cooperation; and why your teen is sleeping that way.

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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5 Things You Can Do With The Sleep Project Right Now

Tuesday, April 08, 2014


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

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Working the Night Shift

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

We take calls from people who work strange hours -- how much does it affect the rest of your life, your health, and more? What strategies have you developed to cope? Shelby Harris, director of the behavioral sleep medicine program at Montefiore Medical Center helps field your questions.

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Clock Your Sleep With WNYC

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

John Keefe, head of the Data News team at WNYC Radio explains how people can track their sleep with WNYC -- and takes calls on the potential benefits of the quantified self.

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Dealing With Sleep Troubles

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Shelby Harris, director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at Montefiore Medical Center, takes calls on what you might try if you're not getting enough good sleep.

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Your Sleep Stories: How to Get Good Rest — and Enough of It

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Don't look at the clock. Plan your outfit for tomorrow. Have sex. We got some incredible tips from listeners about how they manage to rock eight hours of good sleep each night.

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Six Facts That Will Change The Way You Think About Sleep in New York

Monday, March 31, 2014

A few great reasons to clock your sleep with WNYC: if you're sleepless in the city you're more likely to get robbed in the subway — or catch a cold. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Monday, March 31, 2014

Your questions answered about how to participate in Clock Your Sleep.

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WNYC: Your Loyal Companion

Friday, March 28, 2014

Watch this video and join the WNYC sleep project.

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Thursday, May 24, 2007

Birds do it, bees do it...yet science still can't answer the basic question: why do we sleep?

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