BrainCraft

What Makes Someone a Night Owl?

Season 3 Episode 33 | 4m 59s

Are you a morning person or a night owl? I've never been an early bird – and lately I've been wondering why. This pattern in your sleep/wake cycle is called your "chronotype" and appears to be influenced by your genetics. It has some interesting effects on your health – from some people being more agreeable and proactive to others eating and drinking more. Do you notice an effect on your health?

Aired: 08/25/17

Rating: NR

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