Each year, as the flowers bloom and the days turn warmer, we spring forward and adjust our clocks one hour forward. The routine of ‘springing forward’ can feel like a nuisance and for some, it can severely throw off their internal body clocks for days or weeks on end. Why do we still practice daylight saving time today? Dr. Beth Malow, a neurologist and sleep expert, joins us this week on Viewpoints.
- Dr. Beth Malow, professor, neurology & pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, director, Vanderbilt Sleep Division
Links for more information:
- National Geographic: Daylight saving time 2019: The odd history of changing our clocks
- TIME: The Real Reason Why Daylight Saving Time Is a Thing
- VUMC: Department of Neurology