Aviva Patz

Aviva Patz is deputy editor of RD.com. She is a former executive editor of Psychology Today, and has written extensively for Health, Prevention, Women's Health, Men’s Health, Redbook, Self, Shape, Fitness, Cooking Light, Natural Health, Parents, American Baby, Weight Watchers, and more. Aviva graduated from Barnard College and Columbia University School of Journalism and is the lead singer of the alt-rock band The Hey Honeys. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and two teenage girls.
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There’s a Scientific Reason You Can’t Stay Awake in Boring Meetings—Here’s Why

Scientists understand why we get sleepy when we're bored—and how to fight the urge to drift off.