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10. The Evolutionist Name: David SamsonTitle: Evolutionary biologist at The University of TorontoWhy they're interesting: Examining how human sleep has changed since Homo erectus dozed in trees A common refrain in the sleep conversatio...
14. The Equalizer Name: Michael GrandnerTitle: Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of ArizonaWhy they're interesting: Probing the relationship between sleep and socioeconomic inequality When we look at...
13. The Relationship Expert Name: Wendy Troxel Title: Senior Behavioral and Social Scientist, RAND CorporationWhy they're interesting: Studying sleep in couples Sleep has traditionally been studied as a solo behavior. But most adul...
1. The Time Master Name: Till RoennebergTitle: Chronobiologist at the Institute of Medical Psychology at Ludwig-Maximilian University Why they're interesting: Revolutionized the study of biological rhythms and sleep-wake schedules Ni...
9. The Dean Name: Benjamin Reiss Title: Professor and author of the book “Wild Nights: How taming sleep created our restless world.”Why they're interesting: A cultural historian exploring the past and present through a prism of sleep B...
3. The Dream Collector Name: Kelly BulkeleyTitle: Psychologist of religion specializing in dream researchWhy they're interesting: Data-banking dreams to understand the waking world Kelly Bulkeley takes a big data approach to study...
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