|Statement||edited by Ernest Hartmann.|
|Series||vol. 7, no. 2.|
If you're looking to understand sleeping and dreaming, there are a lot of other books that cover either Buddhist or modern scientific views that are written by authors who you can tell have actually done dream work and experience sleep based phenomena for themselves/5(19). This book aims to describe, organise and interpret some of this new knowledge in order to stimulate a greater appreciation of the role of sleep and dreaming in human adaptation. The study of sleep and dreaming provides a very special perspective on human functioning. Originally published in , the emphasis in this book is on dreaming rather than sleeping. This reflected the recent emergence of interest in dreaming among professionals, in the general public, and across disciplines at the by: About the Author. Matthew Walker is a professor of neuroscience and psychology at UC Berkeley, the Director of its Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab, and a former professor of psychiatry at Harvard University. He has published over scientific studies and has appeared on 60 Minutes, Nova, BBC News, and NPR’s Science Friday/5(K).
Book description This book provides a complete introduction to the neuroscience of sleep and dreams in plain language. In it, Patrick McNamara outlines new discoveries in the science of sleep and dreams, places them within an evolutionary context, and brings them together with existing scientific findings and implications for sleep : Patrick McNamara. Now, preeminent neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker gives us a new understanding of the vital importance of sleep and dreaming. 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/5. Matthew Walker is a professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at UC Berkeley, the Director of its Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab, and a former Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard University. He has published over scientific studies and has appeared on 60 Minutes, Nova, BBC News, and NPR’s Science Friday/5(K). Understanding Sleep and Dreaming fills this need with complete coverage of all aspects of sleep, dreaming, and sleep disorders, and is comprehensible as well as comprehensive. In accessible language, this text reviews the basic physiological mechanisms of sleep and the intertwined psychological : Springer US.
Focuses on the physiology of non-REM and REM sleep, dreams and dreaming, as well as the pathophysiology of highly prevalent sleep disorders. The content also includes lucid dreaming, sleep need, sleep debt, daytime alertness, and performance; biological clock and Current research on how sleep affects our daily lives -- both physical and mental /5. A lucid dream is one in which you know you’re dreaming. Research shows that lucid dreaming comes with a boost of activity in parts of the brain that are usually restful during sleep. Lucid dreaming. Chapter 7 Too Extreme for the Guinness Book of World Records: Sleep Deprivation and the Brain Chapter 8 Cancer, Heart Attacks, and a Shorter Life: Sleep Deprivation and the Body Part 3 How and Why We Dream. Chapter 9 Routinely Psychotic: REM-Sleep Dreaming Chapter 10 Dreaming as Overnight Therapy /5(6). Online shopping for Sleep & Dreams from a great selection at Books Store. Online shopping for Sleep & Dreams from a great selection at Books Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Dreams of Awakening: Lucid Dreaming And Mindfulness Of Dream And Sleep /5.