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Published: 25 October 2007

288 Pages | 20 B&W halftones and line drawings


ISBN: 9780199228379

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A journey through the science of sleep

Jim Horne

  • Uses the latest sleep research to shed light on our nightly sleeping habits
  • Answers questions such as - Why do we sleep? Are we sleeping enough? Do we suffer stress from 'sleep debt'? Why do some of us suffer from sleep disorders? And how can we tackle sleep problems?
  • Ties in accessible accounts of psychology, the brain, medicine, and social factors, all of which affect how and when we sleep
  • Professor Jim Horne is the UK's best-known sleep expert

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