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Understanding sleep and dreaming

Autor: William H Moorcroft
Editora: New York : Springer, ©2013.
Edição/Formato   e-book : Documento : Inglês : 2nd edVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Electronic books
Formato Físico Adicional: Print version:
Moorcroft, William H., 1944-
Understanding sleep and dreaming.
Boston : Springer, [2013]
(DLC) 2013931749
(OCoLC)851397494
Tipo de Material: Documento, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Recurso Internet, Arquivo de Computador
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: William H Moorcroft
ISBN: 9781461464679 1461464676
Número OCLC: 836733504
Descrição: 1 online resource (xiv, 369 p.) ill.
Conteúdos: 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.
Responsabilidade: 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  Ler mais...

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