Could Humans Become Nocturnal?

Today’s episode is about a future where humans get weird with sleep. First, what if we tried to take shifts all day, every day? Second, what if we tried to become nocturnal?
Guests:


Dr. Matthew Wolf-Meyer, an associate professor of anthropology at Binghamton University and author of The Slumbering Masses: Sleep, Medicine, and Modern American Life.


Sarah Kaplan, a science reporter at the Washington Post who’s worked the night shift.


Dr. Bala Koritala, a researcher at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Alexandra Mariani, a listener who works the night shift at a hospital.


Kelton Minor, a PhD student at the University of Copenhagen Center for Social Data Science.


Dr. Kaitlyn Gaynor, a researcher at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis.


Voice Actors:

Aiya Islam

Anjali Kunapaneni


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