Sue Peters

Sue Peters

Brooklyn, NY

Infancy Studies Laboratory, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

PhD Candidate, Behavioral and Neural Sciences Program

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Published on Aug 23, 2017

Thesis Defense - September 6th, 2017

A quick note to all of my supporters, as I do not have email addresses for some of you. I have been silent over the last year, as I focused on analyzing data, writing, and continuing to collect da...

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Here's a short Smithsonian article from 2013, which explains how new technology has helped to answer the question, do birds sleep during flight? In this case, it seems this particularly migratory bird stays in flight for up to 200 days at a time! http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/this-bird-can-stay-in-flight-for-six-months-straight-903069/?no-ist I've recently been watching the birds (over 330 species around me from Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge) fly above my house, along the shoreline, at certain times of the day they appear to be oscillating up and down the coast line (and home line), and coasting in the wind. I wonder if this is a type of localized "micro-sleep". Using the lines of the coast and now the homes, as well as the coastal breezes, to help "support" their sleep.
Jun 26, 2016
Using Mobile Sensors To Measure Sleep as a Biomarker of Brain Development in Infants
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Thank you all so much! I'm so amazed by the incredible support, and all of the participation. 10 more days!
Jun 20, 2016
Using Mobile Sensors To Measure Sleep as a Biomarker of Brain Development in Infants
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