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Hengyi Rao, PhD, assistant professor of Cognitive Neuroimaging in Neurology and Psychiatry within the division of Sleep and Chronobiology, talked to HealthDay about research suggesting that skipping a single night of sleep leads to a shift in brain activity that seems to spark a desire to consume more fat the following day.
Namni Goel, PhD, research associate professor of psychology in Psychiatry, discussed ways to combat jet lag in an interview with Lucky.
Caryn Lerman, PhD, a professor of Psychiatry and deputy director of the Abramson Cancer Center, commented in a Reuters report about nicotine treatments aimed at helping smokers quit gradually.