Circadian regulation of sleep leads to better health outcomes in infants and elderly | Matt Walker

Parent Episode: Dr. Matthew Walker on Sleep for Enhancing Learning, Creativity, Immunity, and Glymphatic System

Older adults and neonates have blunted circadian rhythms that markedly reduce the duration and quality of their sleep. Artificially modulating those rhythms through modification of light exposure can normalize circadian rhythms and improve cognitive performance in older adults and oxygen saturation and weight gain in infants. In this clip, Dr. Matthew Walker explains how altering light-dark schedules can improve health outcomes in older adults and babies.

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