The March 11 edition of CBS Sunday Morning included an extensive segment on sleep, to coincide with the “spring forward” to daylight saving in most states. Dr. Nate Watson, a member of the AASM Board of Directors, served as the primary expert on sleep in the news feature. The report briefly touched on a variety of topics related to sleep and sleep deprivation, including the role of sleep in athletic performance and academic success. The piece also profiled Dr. Watson’s research on sleep and weight gain, a study that followed identical twins, including a pair who toured and performed with early 90’s rapper MC Hammer:
A transcript of the segment is also available on the CBS News website.