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The Science of Sleep

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Sheryl Shook, Honolulu, Hawaii

Copyright Year: 2022

Publisher: Kapi'olani Community College

Language: English

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Guide to the Textbook
  • Yawning and an Introduction to Sleep
  • 1. Sleep Wellness
  • 2. The Sleeping Brain: Neuroanatomy, Polysomnography, and Actigraphy
  • 3. Circadian Rhythm
  • 4. Animals
  • 5. Dreams
  • 6. Sleep Disorders
  • 7. Politics, Sleep, and You

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  • About the Book

    The Science of Sleep teaches us the vital importance of sleep and how it determines our mental and physical health. It explores the neuroscience of sleep and cultural, social, and political aspects of how people view sleep and are affected by sleep.

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    Sheryl Shook, Kapi'olani Community College

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