People have a love/hate relationship with sleep; they crave slumber even as they fight it off with caffeine, nicotine or alarm clocks. Circadian neuroscientist Russell Foster decrees that it’s time to view sleep as a necessity rather than an indulgence. He explains why sleep is an essential element of good physical and mental health and explores what happens if you don’t get enough. getAbstract sounds the alarm to wake up and watch his eye-opening lecture.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why humans need sleep,
- How lack of sleep can affect the body and mind, and
- How sleep deprivation relates to numerous mental illnesses.
About the Speaker
Circadian neuroscientist Russell Foster researches the eye’s ability to perceive light and dark and to regulate sleep.
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4 years agoNo secrets here-- sleep at night, be active during the day--sleep 8 hours.