PhDr. Michal Šmotek, Ph.D.
researcher, psychologist
working at:  RP5 Sleep Medicine and Chronobiology
Medical care: Inpatient Ward 3: Psychotic Disorders
Medical care: Department of Sleep Medicine
v instituci:  2015 - 2020
telephone: (+420) 283 088 231
cell: (+420) 731 274 352

Interests / hobbies

psychologie spánku a snění, vliv umělého osvětlení na spánek a kognici, analytická psychologie

Professional training and experience

2008 - 2011: University of P.J. Safarik, Kosice, Slovakia, Faculty of Science, Study programme: Biology
2008 - 2013: University of P.J. Safarik, Kosice, Slovakia, Faculty of Arts, Study programme: Psychology
2015 - 2020: Charles University in Prague, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Study programme: Neuroscience

Membership in professional organizations

2014 - present: Czech society for analytical psychology
2015 - present: Czech neuropsychopharmacological society
2015 - present: European Sleep Research Society

Master thesis

2013: Specific traits in ROCF test in patients with neurodegenerative disorders

Awards and honors

2017: Award for the best poster in the category of nonpharmacological interventions, 59th Czecho-slovak psychopharmacological conference, Jeseník, 4.1.-8.1.2017


2012 - 2013: Training in symbolic and relaxational psychotherapy
2014 - present: Training in analytical psychology and psychotherapy
2015 - 2015: Certified training course in Thematic Apperception Test
2015 - 2017: Certified training course in Rorschach
2015 - present: Postgraduate training in Clinical Psychology
2016 - 2016: Basic training course in hypnosis
2018 - 2018: Certified training course in MMPI-2


2015 - 2020: Blue light spectrum and its effects on various characteristics of human sleep and cognition


Most important publications

ŠMOTEK, M., FÁRKOVÁ, E., MANKOVÁ, D., KOPŘIVOVÁ, J. Evening and night exposure to screens of media devices and its association with subjectively perceived sleep: Should “light hygiene” be given more attention?. Sleep Health. 2020, 6(4), 498-505. ISSN 2352-7218. DOI: 10.1016/j.sleh.2019.11.007.

ŠMOTEK, M., VLČEK, P., SAIFUTDINOVA, E., KOPŘIVOVÁ, J. Objective and Subjective Characteristics of Vigilance under Different Narrow-Bandwidth Light Conditions: Do Shorter Wavelengths Have an Alertness-Enhancing Effect?. Neuropsychobiology. 2019, 2018/2019(78), 238-248. ISSN 0302-282X. DOI: 10.1159/000502962. IF 1.694.

JANKŮ, K., ŠMOTEK, M., FÁRKOVÁ, E., KOPŘIVOVÁ, J. Block the light and sleep well: Evening blue light filtration as a part of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. Chronobiology International. 2020, 37(2), 248-259. ISSN 1525-6073. DOI: 10.1080/07420528.2019.1692859. IF 2.486.

FÁRKOVÁ, E., SCHNEIDER, J., ŠMOTEK, M., BAKŠTEIN, E., HERLESOVÁ, J., KOPŘIVOVÁ, J., ŠRÁMKOVÁ, P., PICHLEROVÁ, D., FRIED, M. Weight loss in conservative treatment of obesity in women is associated with physical activity and circadian phenotype: a longitudinal observational study. BioPsychoSocial Medicine. 2019, 13(1), "Article Number: 24". ISSN 1751-0759. DOI: 10.1186/s13030-019-0163-2. IF 0.904.

FÁRKOVÁ, E., ŠMOTEK, M., BENDOVÁ, Z., MANKOVÁ, D., KOPŘIVOVÁ, J. Chronotype and social jet-lag in relation to body weight, apetite, sleep quality and fatigue. Biological Rhythm Research. 2020, 2019(v tisku), 1-12. ISSN 0929-1016. DOI: 10.1080/09291016.2019.1630096. IF 0.826.

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