TRC #364: Can You Catch Up On Sleep? + Trickle-down Economics + Is An Asteroid Coming?

SleepDebtOn this week’s show, Cristina rouses the panel with some research that addresses whether we can ever really catch up on lost sleep. Guest Lars Péloquin explains the concept of Trickle-down Economics. Finally, Pat looks into why NASA recently had to address rumours which suggested an impending Asteroid catastrophe.

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Can You Catch Up On Sleep?

Scientific American: Can you catch up on sleep

Psychology Today: Can you ever really catch up on sleep

NY Times: Catching up on lost sleep

Science Direct: Cognitive components of simulated driving performance: Sleep loss effects and predictors

Wiki: Interleukin 6

Science Direct: Cognitive components of simulated driving performance: Sleep loss effects and predictors

Scientific American: Multiple Studies Confirm Importance of Good Sleep

Medical News Today: Deficits caused by workweek sleep loss not totally recouped by sleeping in on the weekends

National Post: Sleep guidelines

Sleep Foundation: New Sleep Times

CBC: Lack of sleep called global epidemic

The end of sleep: ‘sleep debt’ versus biological adaptation of human sleep to waking needs

Sleep loss results in an elevation of cortisol levels the next evening

Effects of sleep and sleep deprivation on interleukin-6, growth hormone, cortisol, and melatonin levels in humans

Benefits of napping and an extended duration of recovery sleep on alertness and immune cells after acute sleep restriction

Effects of recovery sleep after one work week of mild sleep restriction on interleukin-6 and cortisol secretion and daytime sleepiness and performance

Daytime napping after a night of sleep loss decreases sleepiness, improves performance, and causes beneficial changes in cortisol and interleukin-6 secretion

Trickle-down Economics with Lars Péloquin

Class in America. Mobility measured by The Economist.

A Theory of Trickle-down Growth and Development%20Down.pdf

The Myth of “Trickle Down” by H. W. Arndt

How Trickle-down Economics Works by Jane McGrath

Zombie economics: How dead ideas still walk among us by John Quiggin

“Trickle Down” Theory and “Tax Cuts for the Rich” by Thomas Sowell

Great economic thinkers: monetarism and supply side economics. Script by Alan Reynolds

Is An Asteroid Coming?

Snopes: Asteroid Coming in September

NASA: There Is No Asteroid Threatening Earth

NASA: Asteroid Watch

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