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24. The Science of Shift Work

Why are some of us morning larks and some night owls? And if you're born as one, what does it do ...

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08.00 20 May 2021


24. The Science of Shift Work

24. The Science of Shift Work



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08.00 20 May 2021


Why are some of us morning larks and some night owls? And if you're born as one, what does it do to your body to try to live like the other?

This week Luke answers a special request from a listener to delve into the science of shift work, and explores why our genes sets the rhythm of our body clock, and how we can realign our internal timing mechanism when it stutters.

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