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  • DCoE Webinar Preview: How Blue Light Can Hurt Sleep

    By Myron J. Goodman, DCoE Public Affairs on November 24, 2015

    What’s the last thing you do before bed? Do you check your phone or other electronic device? Do you fall asleep with the TV on? The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury will host a webinar to discuss detrimental effects of blue light from electronics on sleep from 1-2:30 p.m. Dec. 3.

    Mariana G. Figueiro, a professor from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, will discuss how certain types of light applied at certain times of the day can increase sleep efficiency in older adults and reduce symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

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