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Sleep-more in Seattle: Using circadian data to investigate sleep, academics, and behavior

Through the use of wearable devices we now have the ability to automatically record high-resolution activity data from large sample sizes. While this technology opens the door to exciting new avenues of research, it also comes with the responsibility of handling and analyzing data correctly. In this talk I will explain the ways that our lab is utilizing one such device to investigate how students in Seattle are sleeping, how that influences their lives, and the ways that we can use science to inform social policy here and around the county.