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Does the tryptophan in turkey make you drowsy? Bytesize Science debunks a Thanksgiving myth

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Published on Nov 19, 2011

One common belief is that a compound in turkey known as tryptophan makes people especially drowsy, but we're here to debunk this holiday myth.

Directed by Adam Dylewski
Animation by Sean Parsons
Written by Sean Parsons and Adam Dylewski

Produced by the American Chemical Society

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