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Yet Another Reason Why Caffeine Might Be Your Best Workout Buddy
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It seems the stimulant overcomes a neural slow-down
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Wendy Troxel
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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...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: David Samson
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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...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Michael Grandner
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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...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Benjamin Reiss
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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...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Till Roenneberg
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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...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Cheri Mah
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6. The Consultant  Name: Cheri MahTitle: Research Fellow at the UCSF Human Performance Center and UCSF School of Medicine and NBA sleep consultantWhy they're interesting: Pioneered the use of sleep optimization in pro sports  Back in 2...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Kelly Bulkeley
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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...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Arianna Huffington
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2. The Ambassador Name: Arianna HuffingtonTitle: CEO of Thrive Health and author of “The Sleep Revolution”Why they're interesting: Media-and-wellness mogul who turned sleep into a mainstream conversation  Arianna Huffington is the most...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Michel A. Cramer Bornemann
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15. The Sleuth Name: Michel A. Cramer BornemannTitle: Lead investigator - Sleep Forensics AssociatesWhy they're interesting: The world's foremost expert on crimes committed during sleep His job almost sounds fake: Michel A. Cramer Born...