sensory science

Social Jetlag and Daylight (05-11-12)

Roenneberg and his colleagues tie discrepancies between circadian rhythms and daily responsibilities to obesity, and these circadian rhythm/daily responsibility disconnects (termed “social jetlag”) can arise through lack of exposure to natural light. 

Gestures Matter (05-08-12)

New research reiterates the important role physical gestures play in communicating information and reinforces the importance of face-to-face communication, at least until communication technology evolves to the point that gestures can be reliably shared.