ਸ Kindle Edition Download ै Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams  塯 Kindle Ebook Author Matthew Walker PhD ᒜ ਸ Kindle Edition Download ै Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams 塯 Kindle Ebook Author Matthew Walker PhD ᒜ The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert Professor Matthew Walker, director of UC Berkeley s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, wellness, and longevity Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep, or what good it served, or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when we don t sleep Compared to the other basic drives in life eating, drinking, and reproducing the purpose of sleep remained elusive But an explosion of scientific discoveries in the last 20 years has shed new light on this fundamental aspect of our lives Now, preeminent neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker gives us a new understanding of the vital importance of sleep and dreaming Among so many other things, within the brain, sleep enriches our ability to learn, memorize, and make logical decisions It recalibrates our emotions, restocks our immune system, fine tunes our metabolism, and regulates our appetite Dreaming mollifies painful memories and creates a virtual reality space in which the brain melds past and present knowledge to inspire creativity Walker answers important questions about sleep How do caffeine and alcohol affect sleep What really happens during REM sleep Why do our sleep patterns change across a lifetime How do common sleep aids affect us, and can they do long term damage Charting cutting edge scientific breakthroughs and synthesizing decades of research and clinical practice, Walker explains how we can harness sleep to improve learning, mood, and energy levels regulate hormones prevent cancer, Alzheimer s, and diabetes slow the effects of aging increase longevity enhance the education and lifespan of our children, and boost the efficiency, success, and productivity of our businesses Clear eyed, fascinating, and immensely accessible, Why We Sleep is the crucial account on sleep that will forever change listeners minds on the subject PLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

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