Contact Us

If You Lose Sleep This Weekend You Can Blame It On This

Getty Images

 

We always hear that kids act crazy when there’s a full moon, but it turns out adults are not exempt.

And here’s why!

Anytime there’s a full moon, we lose 20 minutes of sleep.  A new study says we also have more trouble falling asleep during the full moon phase than we do when there is just a sliver in the sky, or during other moon phases.  We wake up early, we fall asleep late, and the rhythm of sleep is interrupted during a full moon.  One scientist says the brain is more “susceptible to external disturbances” when the moon is full.

This may be why kids tend to misbehave when it’s a full moon.  They’re tired and distracted!  Some say there’s no truth to the wild kid-full moon connection, but parents know it’s true.  And now it turns out adults may be a little owly too because of the loss of sleep.

The Farmer’s Almanac says the next full moon in Lufkin is coming up Saturday morning, July 12th, at 6:26am, so prepare to wake up early on Saturday.  Maybe you can find time for a 20 minute power nap to make up the difference.  Or make that a 40 minute nap, since that may be interrupted too.

More From Q107

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://q1077.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on CLASSIC ROCK Q107 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on CLASSIC ROCK Q107 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!