Are Sleep Apps Junk Science? Here's What Doctors Think

By Rosalie Chan
March 17, 2017

Every night before going to bed, I brush my teeth, crawl under my blankets, and turn on five different sleep apps...

Wearables are more sensitive at tracking movement, heart rate, and breathing, but with standalone apps, doctors are skeptical. "I think they’re garbage," Dr. Carl Bazil, Director of the Division of Epilepsy and Sleep at the Columbia University Department of Neurology tells Inverse.  [read more]