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Sleep : a very short introduction / Steven W. Lockley and Russell G. Foster.

By: Lockley, Steven W
Contributor(s): Foster, Russell G
Material type: TextTextSeries: Very short introductions: 295.Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012Description: xvi, 146 p. : ill. ; 18 cmISBN: 9780199587858 (pbk.); 019958785X (pbk.)Subject(s): SleepDDC classification: 612.821 LOC classification: QP425 | .L63 2012
Contents:
Sleep through the ages -- Sleep generation and regeneration -- The sleeping brain -- The reasons for sleep -- The seven ages of sleep -- When sleep suffers -- Sleep and health -- Society and sleep -- The 24-hour society.
Summary: "This Very Short Introduction addresses the biological and psychological aspects of sleep, providing a basic understanding of what sleep is and how it is measured, a look at sleep through the human lifespan, and the causes and consequences of major sleep disorders."--Publisher's web site.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-140) and index.

Sleep through the ages -- Sleep generation and regeneration -- The sleeping brain -- The reasons for sleep -- The seven ages of sleep -- When sleep suffers -- Sleep and health -- Society and sleep -- The 24-hour society.

"This Very Short Introduction addresses the biological and psychological aspects of sleep, providing a basic understanding of what sleep is and how it is measured, a look at sleep through the human lifespan, and the causes and consequences of major sleep disorders."--Publisher's web site.

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