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Morning Person or Night Owl? Your Genes May Decide

Biology may be influencing if you stay up all night or wake up with the sun

(Newser) - You may be naturally disposed toward being a morning person or a night owl—and scientists are now saying that may have a true biological basis that's hard to fight, the Guardian reports. Per a study published Tuesday in Nature Communications , researchers under the direction of 23andMe lead scientist... More »

Caffeine Takes Toll on Morning People's Sleep

But the slumber of night owls isn't affected

(Newser) - Morning person? You might want to go easy on the coffee. A new study suggests that caffeine intake during the day is more likely to disrupt a morning person's sleep than a night owl's. Researchers had 50 college students track their caffeine intake and sleep patterns for a... More »

Early Risers Happier, Healthier

Morning people tend to be less stressed, depressed, overweight

(Newser) - If you're not a morning person by nature, perhaps this will convince you to lay off the snooze button: A new study finds that those who get out of bed by 6:58am, on average, do better in the workplace and have a lower chance of being depressed, stressed,... More »

From Night Owl to Early Bird?

Altering caffeine, light, can help mold sleep patterns

(Newser) - For those wide-eyed deep into the night, rising and shining with the early birds might seem like an elusive dream that comes to a jarring end each morning. But for this 5% to 30% of the population, understanding circadian rhythms can benefit their tired eyes more than chugging coffee. The... More »

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