A major research focus of Mary A. Carskadon, Ph.D., director of Chronobiology and Sleep Research at Bradley Hospital is the sleep patterns of young people. The lab's research focus includes circadian rhythms and puberty; changes in how sleep pressure functions in adolescents; the role of morning-type or evening-type preference on sleep behaviors; sleep loss and genetic predictors of depressed mood in college students; sleep patterns and food intake.
Mary A. Carskadon received a B.A. in psychology from Gettysburg College (1969) and doctorate with distinction in neuro- and biobehavioral sciences from Stanford University (1979).
MARY A. CARSKADON, PHD
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