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Sleep and Dreaming (Monographs in Experimental Psychology)

Daniel Cohen

Sleep and Dreaming (Monographs in Experimental Psychology)

by Daniel Cohen

  • 116 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Elsevier .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dreams,
  • Physiological aspects,
  • Sleep

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9265205M
    ISBN 100080214673
    ISBN 109780080214672

      Here's Why You Talk In Your Sleep & Act Out Your Dreams. By Jordan Bissell. Aug. 29, Ph.D., a sleep specialist and author of the book .   Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker (free download), "Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you." --Bill Gates A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this "stimulating and important book" .

    This is the most comprehensive book yet on the nocturnal meditations. Joining science and spirituality, East and West, in a full-spectrum exploration of the night, it explains how lucid dreaming develops into dream yoga, which can evolve into sleep yoga, which further develops into bardo yoga.   Scientists know that most heavy dreaming occurs during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. REM sleep normally cycles every 90 minutes during a night of sleep .

      Most of your dreaming occurs during REM sleep, although some can also occur in non-REM sleep. Your arm and leg muscles become temporarily paralyzed, which prevents you from acting out your dreams. As you age, you sleep less of your time in REM sleep. Memory consolidation most likely requires both non-REM and REM sleep. top. Sleep mechanisms. The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep imparts powerful methods for progressing along the path to liberation. A detailed guide to using our night-lives for awakening: thought-provoking inspiring and lucid."-Stephen LaBerge, PhD, author of Lucid Dreaming "This explication of the dream and sleep practices becomes a window on the entire teachings of.


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Sleep and Dreaming (Monographs in Experimental Psychology) by Daniel Cohen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Why We Sleep 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.” —New York Times Book Review "The director of UC Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab explores the purpose of by: 8.

Sleep and Dreaming thus acts as both a comprehensive and a rigorous text for students and a rewarding and engaging introduction to the field for the interested lay reader.

This new edition contains much new material, particularly on the physiology of sleep, and also a new chapter by Professor Michael Wang on the psychological treatment of insomnia.5/5(1).

A New York Times bestseller The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert—Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley’s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab—reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.

Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life,/5. While scientists still do not know much about why or how we dream, some have suggested that we typically spend more than two hours dreaming each night.

Many people experience their most vivid dreams during REM sleep; less vivid dreams occur at other times of the night. Comparative research has shown that while most mammals and birds show signs.

This book provides a complete introduction to the neuroscience of sleep and dreams in plain language. In it, Patrick McNamara outlines new discoveries in the science of sleep and dreams, places them within an evolutionary context, and brings them together with existing scientific findings and implications for sleep Author: Patrick McNamara.

This book gives the reader a basic grounding in what we know about the sleep state and then details sleep mentation or dreaming. Although this book is not totally comprehensive, it will give the reader a good look at the basic sleep phenomena and a more detailed look at contemporary work on by:   Dreams can happen at any time during sleep.

But you have your most vivid dreams during a phase called REM (rapid eye movement) sleep, when your brain is most active.

Some experts say we dream at. Dream Meanings Book. On this site and in Craig’s book about the meaning of dreams, we consider both the psychological and mystical meaning of dreams. If what you read here inspires you then please consider the book trilogy of Hidden Meaning of Dreams that looks at all these issues in detail.

The New Science of Sleep and Dreams More than exercise, diet and wealth, science has shown that sleep is the most important factor to our physical and mental wellbeing. In the first book of its kind written by a scientific expert, Professor Matthew Walker explores twenty years of cutting-edge sleep science.

From what really happens during REM Reviews: K. Lucid dreams are most common during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, a period of very deep sleep marked by eye motion, faster breathing, and more brain activity. You usually enter REM sleep Author: Kris Martins. First of all, no one is sure why we dream.

During the past century, however, scientists have made significant progress in understanding the factors that influence sleep and tly, our.

Sleep and dreaming are manifestations in higher organisms of a fundamental 'circadian rhythm' of inactivity-activity. During the past thirty years, research has provided a great deal of new information about the phenomenom and phenomenology of sleep, and the relationship between sleep and wakefulness.

This book aims to describe, organise and. Topics include mechanisms of dreaming and REM sleep, memory consolidation in REM sleep, and an evolutionary hypothesis of the function of dreaming. The papers and commentaries, together with the authors' rejoinders, represent a huge leap forward in our understanding of the sleeping and dreaming.

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Focuses on the physiology of non-REM and REM sleep, dreams and dreaming, as well as the pathophysiology of highly prevalent sleep disorders. The content also includes lucid dreaming, sleep need, sleep debt, daytime alertness, and performance; biological clock and Current research on how sleep affects our daily lives -- both physical and mental /5.

Topics include nightmares and their treatment, how sleep and dreams change across the lifetime, and the new field of evolution of sleep and dream.

While this book includes ample material on the science of sleep and dreams, content is drawn from a broad range of disciplinary contexts, including history and anthropology. Sleep and Dreaming is a comprehensive and rigorous text for undergraduate students, offering a rewarding and engaging introduction to the field.

new_to_this_edition • Contains much new material, particularly on the physiology of sleep 'This excellent book provides a range of information which would be of interest to and accessible to Price: $ "This book describes the context of sleep research, and considers popular beliefs about sleep.

The book looks at the experience of sleep, including the relationship between dreaming and psychophysiological signs such as eye movement and brainwaves, as well as the physiology and natural history of sleep, and the problems of sleep disorders that humans experience.".

Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams is a popular science book about sleep by the neuroscientist and sleep researcher, Matthew is a professor of neuroscience and psychology and the director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

Walker spent four years writing the book, in which he asserts that sleep deprivation is Cited by: 8.This book is the account of a historic dialogue between leading Western scientists and the Dalai Lama of Tibet. Revolving around three key moments of consciousness--sleep, dreams, and death--the conversations recorded here are both engrossing and highly readable.

Whether the topic is lucid dreaming, near-death experiences, or the very structure.Dreams, conceived as conscious experience or phenomenal states during sleep, offer an important contrast condition for theories of consciousness and the self.

Yet, although there is a wealth of empirical research on sleep and dreaming, its potential contribution to consciousness research and philosophy of mind is largely overlooked.