Effects of the Moon on Human Sleep – Scientific Research

In a study published by Elsevier in July 2013, Cajochen C, et al. discuss the effects of the moon on human sleep patterns. Their findings concluded that these cycles resulted in:

  • Decreased sleep by 30%
  • An increase in time to fall asleep by 5 minutes
  • Total sleep duration reduction by 20 minutes

“These changes were associated with a decrease in subjective sleep quality and diminished endogenous melatonin levels.”

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