Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0354
- Early developmental changes in sleep and circadian physiology.
- The health, behavioral, and developmental consequences of challenging the sleep and circadian systems.
- To participate as a research subject, see the Sleep and Development Laboratory Web site.
- For academic information, see the Sleep and Development Laboratory page within this Web site.
- Akacem LD, Simpkin CT, Carskadon MA, Wright KP Jr, Jenni OG, Achermann P, LeBourgeois MK. The Timing of the Circadian Clock and Sleep Differ between Napping and Non-Napping Toddlers. PLoS One 10(4): e0125181, 2015. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125181.
- Akacem LD, Wright KP Jr, LeBourgeois MK. Bedtime and evening light exposure influence circadian timing in preschool-age children: A field study. Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms 1: 27-31, 2016.
- LeBourgeois MK, Carskadon MA, Akacem LD, Simpkin CT, Wright KP Jr, Achermann P, Jenni OG. Circadian phase and its relationship to nighttime sleep in toddlers. Journal of Biological Rhythms 28: 322-331, 2013.
- LeBourgeois MK, Wright Jr KP, LeBourgeois HB, Jenni O. Dissonance Between Parent-Selected Bedtimes and Young Children's Circadian Physiology Influences Nighttime Settling Difficulties. Mind, Brain and Education 7: 234-42, 2013.
- Simpkin CT, Jenni OG, Carskadon MA, Wright KP Jr, Akacem LD, Garlo KG, Lebourgeois MK. Chronotype is associated with the timing of the circadian clock and sleep in toddlers. Journal of Sleep Research 4: 397-405, 2014.