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Published: 13 April 2006

288 Pages | 19 figures, 3 tables


ISBN: 9780192807311

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A journey through the science of sleep

Jim Horne

  • A fascinating look at how we spend more than a quarter of our lives.
  • Ties in accessible accounts of brain physiology, psychology, medicine, with the social factors affecting how and when we sleep.
  • Examines whether modern-day people with busy lives are suffering stress from 'sleep debt', and tackles the knotty problem of how much sleep we really should be getting each night.
  • Based on recent research.

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