March 11, 2008

Early to bed, early to rise depends on TV

After merging with sunrise and sunset data, the authors found that while natural daylight patterns have some effect on people's life patterns, the demands of global business such as market openings and regular television schedules create the boundaries of most Americans' lives.

In fact, Hamermesh said the researchers were "amazed how little daylight matters nowadays, and how much artificial time zones matter."

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