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UNIVERSITY PLACE

Sleep and Society

  • Aired: 09/16/2016
  • 43:10
  • Rating: TV-G
Matthew Wolf-Meyer, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Binghamton University, discusses how industrialization has transitioned our sleep patterns into a consolidated model, where we sleep through the night. Our agrarian roots allowed for a biphasic, dividing your sleep into two periods, or polyphasic, sleeping numerous times during twenty four hours, model.
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Matthew Wolf-Meyer discusses how industrialization has changed our sleep patterns.
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