Harvard Pop Center faculty member Orfeu Buxton was quoted in this Boston Globe article and in this article in Entrepreneur on the role that a healthy work-life balance can have on people’s sleep. Buxton, along with Pop Center Director Lisa Berkman and other Work, Family & Health Network researchers, recently published their findings in the … Continue reading “Better work-life balance can contribute to better sleep”
A study by a team of researchers from the Work, Family & Health Network, including Harvard Pop Center Director Lisa Berkman and faculty member Orfeu Buxton, has found that an intervention designed to reduce conflict between work and family responsibilities has also been found to be effective at improving sleep. The study is published in … Continue reading “Reducing Work-Family Conflict in Workplace Helps Improve Sleep”
Steven Gortmaker, PhD, and Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH, have published a study in Pediatrics that found that kids who slept in rooms that had devices with electronic screens (smartphones, TV, etc.) slept for shorter durations and were more likely to report that they received insufficient rest.
A study by Pop Center-affiliated faculty members David Williams, PhD, and Ichiro Kawachi, MD, PhD, explore short sleep duration (less than 7 hours per night) in a new light by taking immigrant status, in addition to race and occupation, into account.
Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School in the Division of Sleep Medicine and Pop Center researcher Orfeu Buxton was referenced in this Forbes article on the importance of sleep, particularly as it impacts our performance at work.
Orfeu Buxton, PhD, neuroscientist and assistant professor in the division of sleep medicine at Harvard Medical School and a Pop Center faculty member, is quoted in this New York Times article on how having a smartphone in the bedroom may negatively impact sleep. http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/bits/2014/02/09/for-a-restful-night-make-your-smartphone-sleep-on-the-couch/