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Summary: Matthew Walker's Why We Sleep

Readers of Matthew Walker's Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams seeking engagement for all reading groups can gain further insight with this essential resource as a guide to aid your discussions.

New York Times bestselling book Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams is the first sleep book by Professor Matthew Walker, a leading scientific expert on sleep. He reveals his groundbreaking research on sleep and explains how we can harness its power to make our lives better. Sleep is one of the life's most important aspect that promotes our wellness, life, and longevity. An explosion of scientific discoveries on sleep is shedding a new light on this fundamental yet least understood aspect of our lives.

New York Times Book Review says that Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams is “a thoughtful tour through the still dimly understood state of being asleep.” They say that this is “a book on a mission.” The modern humans are “in the midst of a ‘silent sleep loss epidemic’ that poses ‘the greatest public health challenge we face in the 21st century.’” Through this book Why We Sleep, Walker “mounts a persuasive, exuberant case for addressing our societal sleep deficit and for the virtues of sleep itself. It is recommended for night-table reading in the most pragmatic sense.

In this comprehensive look into Matthew Walker's Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams, you'll be equipped to prepare with the following:

Discussion aid which includes a wealth of prompts and information

Overall plot synopsis and author biography

Thought-provoking discussion questions for a deeper examination

Creative exercises to foster alternate “if this was you” discussions

And much more!

Note to readers: This is a companion guide based on Matthew Walker's Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams This is meant to enhance and aid your reading experience, not to replace it. We strongly encourage you to purchase the original book before purchasing this unofficial companion guide.
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  • b3435235610delade ett intryckför 3 år sedan

    The summary was too short, but the book is worth reading

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  • Alicia Chairez Cabrerahar citeratför 4 år sedan
    the afternoon, caffeine should also be avoided. Caffeine has a half-life of 5-6 hours. This means that it takes that much hours for the body to process a half of the amount you took in.
  • Vedathar citeratför 3 år sedan
    Sleep is one of the most vital yet the least understood aspects of our wellness, longevity and our lives.
  • Alicia Chairez Cabrerahar citeratför 4 år sedan
    taking a hot shower or bath before bedtime. When you take a hot bath, your blood rises closer to the surface of your skin. Once you’re out of the hot bath, this makes it easier for the body to release heat. Thus, it actually lowers your body temperature.

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