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Procrastination at Bedtime: How Late Activity Ruins Plans for Shut Eye

Penn State
"The Nightmare" by Henry Fuseli is thought to be a rendition of a condition known as sleep paralysis

Procrastination - a problem for many of us at the workplace and at home; and now, a study shows it’s a problem at bedtime, too.

Today on River to River, we talk about how wasting time before bedtime could be shattering your plans for shut eye. Neurologist Dr. Eric Dyken, Director of the Sleep Disorders Center at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clincs joins us the entire hour to share the latest research on sleep, and to answer listener questions, including a fascinating caller whose son experiences temporary paralysis upon waking.

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River