Late Sleepers’ Body Clocks Have Longer Days
Most of us love a good Sunday sleep-in. But for some people, getting out of bed each morning can be a constant battle that significantly disrupts their lives.
Now, researchers from Flinders Univ. are a step closer to discovering what keeps these late sleepers up at night and consequently reaching for the snooze button the next day.
Led by renowned sleep specialist Prof. Leon Lack, the team is about to begin the second phase of a three-year study investigating the role of the body clock in delayed sleep phase disorder, which is characterized by a persistent inability to fall asleep and wake at a conventional time.
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