Does daylight saving time significantly impact our sleep?

Daylight saving time: What is it and why?

Daylight saving time (DST) refers to setting the clocks 1 hour ahead of standard time between spring and autumn, with the aim to coincide daylight hours with peak periods of work, recreation, and travel1,2. Currently implemented in over 70 countries, it was first suggested in the early 20th century in order to reduce industrial energy costs1. Today, the benefits of DST are highly disputed; several studies have shown that the spring DST shift can have negative effects on individual wellbeing, as well as significant public health and safety risks1,3