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Martijn Arns, MDMartijn Arns, MD, professor and Director of the Brains Institute at the University of Utrecht in Holland who has conducted clinical studies on the effect of lighting on humans from newborns to geriatrics.  Dr. Arns is conducting clinical experiments utilizing the WalaLight in his laboratory.

 

 


Eugenia Victoria Ellis, MDEugenia Victoria Ellis, MD, professor of Drexel University specializing in special visualization and three dimensional imaging, visual perception and altered states of perception such as Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, natural light and health, (eco)logical strategies for smart, sustainable buildings at the nexus of health, energy and technology.

 

 


Eugene Arnold, MDEugene Arnold, MD, professor emeritus of Ohio State University and an expert in child psychiatry.  Dr. Arnold has linked disrupted circadian rhythms to the severity of certain special disorders including ADHD, and has coined the term the “Three S’s” to describe 1) Too little exposure to natural sunlight, 2) Too much exposure to screens at the wrong time of the day, 3) Sleep deprivation; all leading to a disrupted circadian rhythm.

 


 

Michael Mott, PhDMichael Mott, PhD, associate professor of teacher education at The University of Mississippi and former school teacher who has experimented with the link between lighting and student performance in classrooms.  Professor Mott found an increase in standardized test scores by third grade students to be elevated 13% by the control group of students that were exposed to bright white light mimicking daylight (6500K) compared to the control group of students exposed to low Kelvin standard fluorescent lighting.