Winner of a British Medical Association Book Award
A Brain Pickings Best Science Book of the Year
Living at odds with our internal timepieces, Till Roenneberg shows, can make us chronically sleep deprived and more likely to smoke, gain weight, feel depressed, fall ill, and fail geometry. By understanding and respecting our internal time, we can live better. This explanation of the mechanisms of circadian and sleep timing comes from a scientist who has worked at all levels of analysis—from molecular to mathematical to epidemiological—and complements our emphasis on the bridge to mental health practice.