The Neuroscience of Sleep

Other | May 22, 2010

byRobert Stickgold, Robert Stickgold, Matthew P. Walker

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Sleep is the natural state of bodily rest, common to all mammals and birds and also seen in many reptiles, amphibians and fish. For most species, regular sleep is essential for survival, yet the specific purposes of sleep are still only partly clear and are the subject of intense research. This volume is comprised of the editors' selection of the most relevant articles on sleep from theEncyclopedia of Neuroscience,resulting in the first comprehensive collection of introductory articles on the neuroscience of sleep. Articles explore sleep's impact on neural functioning, sleep disorders, the relation between sleep and other clinical disorders, a look at sleep from a developmental perspective, and more.



* Chapters offer impressive scope with topics addressing neural functioning, disorders, development, and more, carefully selected by one of the most preeminent sleep researchers

* Richly illustrated in full color with over 100 figures

* Contributors represent the most outstanding scholarship in the field, with each chapter providing fully vetted and reliable expert knowledge

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Sleep is the natural state of bodily rest, common to all mammals and birds and also seen in many reptiles, amphibians and fish. For most species, regular sleep is essential for survival, yet the specific purposes of sleep are still only partly clear and are the subject of intense research. This volume is comprised of the editors' selec...

Format:OtherDimensions:374 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:May 22, 2010Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123757223

ISBN - 13:9780123757227

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