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The science of sleep : what it is, why we need it, how it works

Author: Wallace B Mendelson
Publisher: London The Ivy Press, 2017. ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Science of Sleep explains the elements of the sleep state, details the physical functions that aid and challenge a restful night, examines our developing relationship with sleep throughout our lifetimes, and explores sleep disorders and how to remedy them. By offering an accessible, illustrated understanding of the science, including its recent developments, you can assess your personal relationship with sleep,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wallace B Mendelson
ISBN: 9781782404415 1782404414
OCLC Number: 1011647239
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Wallace B. Mendelson.

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Statistics show insomnia is of pandemic proportions, our bodies insist on sleep, without it, we die. The Science of Sleep offers an accessible, illustrated understanding of the science behind sleep.  Read more...

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"Not only does this book remind us why we need sleep but it also tells us what happens if we don't get enough of it." * Euro Scientist *

 
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