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Master Your Sleep & Be More Alert When Awake | Episode 2

84 Min
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Andrew Huberman, Ph.D.
Today's episode provides a host of information on what makes us sleepy, sleep soundly, and feel awake and alert. It covers a broad range of tools for anyone wishing to improve their sleep and wakeful state. The science and logic for each tool is described. Please put your questions related to Episodes 1 & 2 in the comments section below so I can address them in Episode 3 "Office Hours". Thank you to our sponsors AG1 (Athletic Greens): InsideTracker: Thesis: Supplements from Momentous For the full show notes, visit Timestamps (00:03:30) What Is Sleep Really For? (00:06:15) Sleep Hunger (00:09:00) Caffeine: Devil & Angel (00:12:20) Timing Your Sleep Properly (00:14:15) Release Your Hormones (At The Right Times) (00:18:45) (Pineal) Melatonin Waring (00:24:30) Strange Vision Is Good Vision (00:32:50) Blue Light Is Great! (00:37:00) The Real Problem With Smartphones (00:38:30) Blind / Low Vision People (00:39:45) Using Exercise & Food To Set Your Clock (00:42:00) The Power of Sunset (00:45:43) The Healthy Holes In Your Skull (00:48:15) Bad Light (00:51:11) Light Location (00:53:00) Fire / Candlelight (00:54:00) When To Eat (00:54:40) How To Wake Up Earlier (01:08:00) Using The Body To Control The Mind (01:10:00) Drugs & Supplements (01:18:00) Sleep Walking (01:20:00) Office Hours Note: A special episode devoted to shift workers and jetlag is coming out soon As always, thank you for your interest in science! Title Card Photo Credit: Mike Blabac Disclaimer