Tuesday Nov 01, 2022

SRS PODCAST (#6): Performance of a Multisensor Ring to Evaluate Sleep At-Home Relative to PSG and Actigraphy: Importance of Generalized Versus Personalized Scoring (w/ Dr. Michael Grandner)

Episode Summary:

In this month’s episode Jesse Cook (Host) sits down with Dr. Micheal Grandner to discuss his recently published paper in journal SLEEP that comprehensively evaluated the performance abilities of a novel, multisensor sleep wearable device: The Happy Ring. A component of this investigation was to assess differences in performance abilities between The Happy Ring’s generalized and personalized algorithms. Here is a link to the article on the SLEEP journal website.



(00:00) - Introduction

(00:50) - Topic Orientation 

(03:30) - Brief Biography on Dr. Michael Grandner

(06:10) - Beginning of Guest Interview 

(10:30) - Dr. Grandner’s Journey into Sleep Research 

(22:15) - Keyword Association! 

(25:30) - 10,000 Foot View of the Paper 

(29:00) - Key Findings From the Paper

(33:09) - A Deeper Dive into the Methodology, Findings, and Implications

(47:00) - Barriers and Challenges to Evaluating Sleep-Tracking Devices

(1:04:00) - Future Directions Related to Habitual Sleep Tracking Through Wearables

(1:16:05) - Thank you and Acknowledgments

(1:17:22) - Outro 


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