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AVAILABLE EXPERT: Clocks fall back this weekend

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Queen’s University sleep expert Judith Davidson is available to comment on this weekend’s time change. The clocks are set back one hour at 2 am on Sunday, November 1, a change that can affect sleep cycles but also provides an extra hour of sleep.

Dr. Davidson, a sleep researcher and clinical psychologist, can comment on the effects, or lack thereof, of the fall time change on sleep and circadian rhythms. She adds the clocks moving back isn’t nearly as problematic as the clocks moving forward in the spring.

She is also the author of Sink Into Sleep: A Step-By-Step Workbook for Insomnia.

To arrange an interview, please contact communications officer Anne Craig (613-533-2877 or anne.craig@queensu.ca) or Chris Armes (613-533-6000 ext. 77513 or chris.armes@queensu.ca) at Queen’s University News and Media Services Department in Kingston, Ont., Canada.

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