Carcolepsy: Why Do We Get Sleepy in Cars?

Carcolepsy: Why Do We Get Sleepy in Cars?

Thanks to for sponsoring this episode. Head to to see all of’s team management features and select a plan that’s right for your organization!

Have you ever been driving down the highway and start to notice that you’re feeling really relaxed, even sleepy? It turns out there are number of aspects of driving that can potentially conspire to lull our bodies into a potentially dangerous state of drowsiness.

Hosted by: Hank Green

SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at
Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon:
Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever:

Matt Curls, Sam Buck, Christopher R Boucher, Avi Yashchin, Adam Brainard, Greg, Alex Hackman, Sam Lutfi, D.A. Noe, Piya Shedden, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Patrick D. Ashmore, charles george, Kevin Bealer, Chris Peters
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?

Click to access ref3_Impact_Sound_Pressure.pdf

You are watching Carcolepsy: Why Do We Get Sleepy in Cars? on Hot Stream

%d bloggers like this: