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  • The Impact of Exposure to Blue Light on Anxiety and Cortisol Levels in Mice

    By Madison DeWitt Faculty Mentor: Dr. Parrish Waters Abstract Extended exposure to artificial blue light, such as the light from computer screens, can disrupt the sleep cycle, perhaps by disrupting daily cycles of the hormone cortisol; both of these effects can diminish behavioral and somatic health. This experiment investigated how blue light affects cortisol levels,…