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The Sleep Is A Skill Podcast

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The Sleep Is A Skill Podcast, exists to transform the conversation around sleep on the planet! Each episode is a conversation with industry leaders designed to deliver practical takeaways to improve your sleep. The intention is to shift the paradigm of wellness to make SLEEP the #1 focus in our jour… read more


003: Science Behind Circadian Rhythm Lighting w/ Brilli, Dr. Doug Steel & Jill Sherman

In this episode, we discuss:


- How light affects sleep

- Function of sleep

- How modern life gets in the way of sleep

- Harmful effects of blue light

- Using LED versus incandescent lighting

- Benefits of using Brilli

- Essential features of light exposure during the day

- How blue light can help improve attention and alertness during the day

- Headaches induced by flicker


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Dr. Doug Steel

Neuroscientist and Translational Scientist

Dr. Doug Steel has spent the last decade studying the effects of lighting on living organisms and translating his findings into practical applications and phototherapies. He has extensively studied the convergence of tunable LED lighting technology to understand non-visual neural pathways from eye to brain and has received training in medical sciences and neuroscience, theoretical and applied biotechnology, integrative neuroscience and brain-environment interactions. He holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Columbia University and is currently the Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of NeuroSense


Jill Sherman

Chief Marketing & Digital Officer

Jill Sherman has spent much of her career creating and launching award-winning brands in the beauty, wellness and lifestyle sectors. She joined Lucidity Lights in 2019 to apply her deep understanding of the consumer to help develop and launch the Brilli brand, the first light offering the widest spectrum of well-being benefits without sacrificing light quality or energy efficiency. Prior to this role, she served as Global Vice President of Marketing at Patchology, Senior Vice President of Social Strategy at Digitas, and Vice President of Marketing at Tria Beauty. In 2017, she was awarded “Top Women in Digital” for strategy by Cynopsis Media.

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5. Book a 15 minute Call
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