Sleeplessness: Assessing Sleep Need in Society Today by Jim Horne

Sleeplessness: Assessing Sleep Need in Society Today

byJim Horne

Kobo ebook | August 24, 2016

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This book critically evaluates the popular notion that today’s society is suffering from ‘sleep debt’, or what Horne calls ‘societal insomnia’ - an apparent chronic loss of sleep, which can lead to obesity and related physical and mental disorders including heart disease.

It presents evidence which suggests that sleep debt has not in fact worsened to any marked extent over the last hundred or so years, by looking back at some historical writings on sleeplessness and integrating the findings with, evidence-based research that he has undertaken over the last decade.

Written in a concise and understandable way, and interwoven with real-world insights, the book will be useful to academic and students of cognitive, critical and social psychology, neuroscience and sociology, as well as anyone who is interested in the social and psychological implications of sleep and sleeplessness.

Title:Sleeplessness: Assessing Sleep Need in Society TodayFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 24, 2016Publisher:Springer International PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319305727

ISBN - 13:9783319305721

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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