Take control of your inner clock
Ian McMahan Ph.D., Michael Terman Ph.D.
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Ian McMahan, Ph.D., is a Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Brooklyn College, CUNY, and a lifelong writer.
Michael Terman, Ph.D., is a professor of clinical psychology in psychiatry at Columbia University.
Here we discuss and debate new clinical methods designed to boost mood, alertness, and quality sleep by resetting your inner clock. Chronotherapy is simple and powerful, and can reduce reliance on antidepressant meds, sleeping pills and sleep aids. The elements include light therapy, wake therapy, microdose melatonin, and protection from blue light—all timed according to your individual circadian rhythm.