Does your country get the best sleep? (and why?)

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📚 News & academic article references 📚
(In chronological order)
Sleep duration: https://www.jstor.org/stable/24857917
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28346149/

Norway’s midnight sun: https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/07/the-norwegian-town-where-the-sun-doesnt-rise/396746/
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33249932/

Work/life balance:
https://www.sleepjunkie.com/the-lifestyle-index/

Slightly more sleep improving reaction time:
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/810712

Lagom: https://sleepopolis.com/news/lagom-scandinavian-sleep-method/
https://www.health.com/condition/stress/swedish-lagom-tips-for-balanced-happy-life

British society of public health: https://www.rsph.org.uk/about-us/news/public-missing-out-on-a-night-s-worth-of-sleep-every-week.html#:~:text=In%20fact%2C%20sleep%20was%20ranked,a%20result%20of%20poor%20sleep

Physical activity in Australia: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2674408/#:~:text=High%20physical%20activity%20was%20most,in%20the%20high%20PA%20category.

Other big data sleep studies:
https://news.umich.edu/smartphones-uncover-how-the-world-sleeps/
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S138994571930262X?via%3Dihub

Descartes and the scientific method: https://pep-web.org/browse/document/AOP.014.0163A?page=P0163

Belgium & sleep aids: https://www.brusselstimes.com/463932/belgians-increasingly-hooked-on-sleeping-pills-experts-warn

Is Finland the happiest country? https://fortune.com/well/2023/03/20/finland-worlds-happiest-country-2023/
https://www.nytimes.com/2023/04/01/world/europe/finland-happiness-optimism.html

Work culture in Asia & sleep: https://news.nus.edu.sg/global-differences-in-weekly-sleep-variability-and-sleep-extension/

My new study on sleep habits 🙂 https://bpspsychub.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/bjhp.12694

CHAPTERS
0:00 Introduction
01:11 Benefits of sleep
02:28 Country rankings
07:27 Moving towards habit
08:46 Sleep tracker limitations
09:01 How much sleep do you need?
09:12 Main findings from the sleep study
10:57 How to improve your own sleep

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