If we were to claim that evening illuminance plays no role in sleep, we would certainly have gained some attention. In fact, our recently published meta-analysis shows that there is no direct correlation between illuminance and sleep.(more…)
ESRS Textbook Sleep Medicine
The current edition of the Sleep Medicine Textbook of the European Sleep Research Society ESRS can be ordered now. The authors of the chronobiology chapter are Prof. Christian Cajochen and Corrado Garbazza, MD.
Sleep during the ‘lockdown: longer and more regular, but worse
A survey conducted at the University of Basel and the Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel has investigated how sleep has changed during the Covid-19 lockdown. The 435 individuals surveyed – most of whom were women – reported sleeping longer while sleep quality deteriorated. The results of the study were published in the scientific journal Current Biology. For more information see the press release of the University of Basel.(more…)