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Understanding sleep and dreaming

Auteur : William H Moorcroft
Éditeur : New York : Springer, ©2013.
Édition/format :   Livre électronique : Document : Anglais : 2nd edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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Sleep is compelling--we cannot do without it. Until recently there have been many mysteries and misunderstandings about sleep and the dreams that accompany it. In recent years scientists have turned greater attention to sleep and dreaming resulting in greater understanding of what they are and how they work, leading to more informed speculations about their functions. The updated Second Edition of Understanding  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Electronic books
Format – détails additionnels : Print version:
Moorcroft, William H., 1944-
Understanding sleep and dreaming.
Boston : Springer, [2013]
(DLC) 2013931749
(OCoLC)851397494
Type d’ouvrage : Document, Ressource Internet
Format : Ressource Internet, Fichier informatique
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : William H Moorcroft
ISBN : 9781461464679 1461464676
Numéro OCLC : 836733504
Description : 1 online resource (xiv, 369 p.) ill.
Contenu : Part I. Sleep and Sleeping. What is Sleep and How it is Scientifically Measured --
The Need to Sleep --
Normal Variations of Sleep --
Part II. What Causes us to Sleep? The Brain in Sleep --
The Body During Sleep --
Part III. Dreams and Dreaming. Dreams --
Dreaming --
Modern Theories of Dreams and Dreaming --
Part IV. Why We Sleep and Dream. Functions of Sleep and NREMS --
The Functions of REMS and Dreaming --
Part V. Problems with Sleeping and Dreaming. Some Difficulties That People May Have with Sleep --
Disorders of Sleep.
Responsabilité : William H. Moorcroft.

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This book covers physiological sleep mechanisms, brain function, psychological ramifications of sleep, dimensions of dreaming, and clinical disorders associated with sleep. This new edition reflects  Lire la suite...

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