An Individualized Method for Increasing Sleep Time via a Technology Platform

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Michael Perlis
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Michael Grandner
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
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Lewis Humphreys
Licensing Manager (520) 626-2574

Title: An Individualized Method for Increasing Sleep Time via a Technology Platform

 

Invention: A software platform that focuses on sleep efficiency by incorporating individualized, self-correcting methods tailored to improve sleeping habits and increase sleeping time.

 

Background: Approximately 1/3 of American adults suffer from lack of sleep. Lack of sleep can often lead to a multitude of lifelong health issues. Therefore, an individualized method for increasing sleep time is in high demand. This platform, which employs a comfortable, and easily accessible wearable technology, is intended to help adults suffering from lack of sleep to achieve better sleeping habits by tracking their current habits.

 

Applications:

  • Sleep tracking and coaching
  • Health advising

 

Advantages:

  • Based on personal input
  • Increases sleep efficiency
  • Uses wearable technology
  • Easily accessible

 

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