The science surrounding chronotypes is interesting in and of itself. In recent years, we’ve learned that there are connections between chronotype and personality traits, mental health risks and overall physical health. However, recent science regarding the genetic component of chronotype take the scientific understanding of chronotypes to the next level, opening up the potential to […]
Are Night Owls More Likely to Suffer From Anxiety?
As chronobiology has increased understanding of the role of timing and biological rhythms in physical and mental health, chronotypes have garnered a great deal of research interest during recent years. A number of studies have looked at the potential connections between chronotype and mental health, revealing a wealth of interesting results. Among those results is […]
Best Time of Day to Make a Decision Determined by Your Circadian Clock
Decisions are a part of life. We all make them — large and small, good and bad. Living our best lives and reaching our greatest potential could be said to be directly related to making better choices. And, according to numerous studies, the ability to make the best choices may hinge on understanding the importance […]
What is My Chronotype: Early Bird, Night Owl or Somewhere In Between?
In the simplest sense, the term “chronotype” refers to the timing of a person’s natural sleep-wake cycle and activity level. However, answering the question, “what is my chronotype” can be a bit more complicated than that. That preferred timing is influenced by a number of factors, including genetics, age and gender. And factors that change, […]
Research Shows Spent Coffee Grounds Impact Chronotype, Sleep
As medical science advances, researchers are finding more natural means of achieving and supporting health. Chrononutrition, or meal timing, has emerged as a powerful tool for improving health. Isolating and utilizing bioactive compounds, phytochemicals and other food derived substances, to support health is another expanding area of medical science research. In a recent chrononutrition study, […]
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