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Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns out, for something we do with one-third of our lives. In this talk, Foster shares three popular theories about why we sleep, busts some myths about how much sleep we need at different ages - and hints at some bold new uses of sleep as a predictor of mental health.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
TED Conferences LLC, 2013
Named Person: Russell Foster
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 905839859
Notes: Originally produced by TED Conferences LLC.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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Other Titles: Russell Foster
Why do we sleep?

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Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns out, for something we do with one-third of our lives. In this talk, Foster shares three popular theories about why we sleep, busts some myths about how much sleep we need at different ages - and hints at some bold new uses of sleep as a predictor of mental health.

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