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Instant Genius Podcast: The body clock, with Prof Russell Foster

Published: 23rd May, 2022 at 07:00
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Neuroscientist Prof Russell Foster joins us on our podcasts, Instant Genius and Instant Genius Extra.

Instant Genius is a bite-sized masterclass in podcast form. In this week's episode, we talk to Prof Russell Foster.

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He's a neuroscientist who specialises in the study of circadian rhythms and author of Life Time: The New Science of the Body Clock, and How It Can Revolutionize Your Sleep and Health (£13, Penguin).

In this episode, he explains how our circadian rhythms control functions throughout our entire bodies.

Find Instant Genius on your preferred podcast platform here: instantgenius.podlink.to/Podcast

And if that's not enough, you can hear even more from Russell on Instant Genius Extra.

On this subscription-only show, available on Apple Podcasts, we take a deeper dive into the topics covered on Instant Genius. In this episode, Russell tells us everything we need to know about how to manage our body clocks.

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Amy BarrettEditorial Assistant, BBC Science Focus

Amy is the Editorial Assistant at BBC Science Focus. Her BA degree specialised in science publishing and she has been working as a journalist since graduating in 2018. In 2020, Amy was named Editorial Assistant of the Year by the British Society of Magazine Editors. She looks after all things books, culture and media. Her interests range from natural history and wildlife, to women in STEM and accessibility tech.

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