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In the Catalog
Dead on Their Feet by What is sleep? Why do we need it? What causes sleep deprivation and how can it be avoided? What are its tragic results? This book answers these and other questions by using a blend of real-life accounts, easy-to-understand statistics, scientific data, and practical suggestions.
Publication Date: 2005-01-01
Frequently Asked Questions about Sleep and Sleep Deprivation by We will spend about one-third of our lives sleeping. Sleep affects every aspect of life, including learning, memory, mood, and behavior. This engrossing book teaches readers about the sleep cycle and circadian rhythm. The effects and consequences of sleep deprivation are detailed, as well as common sleep disorders such as insomnia, sleep apnea, delayed sleep phase syndrome, restless legs syndrome, and narcolepsy. Diagnosis, treatment, and steps that teens can take to improve their sleep are also covered in this accessible and illuminating volume.
Publication Date: 2010-01-15
Sleep and Dreaming by Gain a better understanding of how and why the brain causes us to sleep and to dream, how sleep patterns work, and how dreams fit into the sleep process.
Publication Date: 2005-09-01
Sleep Disorders by A sleep disorder is a condition that affects normal patterns of sleep and wakefulness. Although sleep disorders are not new, modern life seems to be intensifying the problem. Round the clock work schedules, globalization of commercial markets, stores that; All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.
Publication Date: 2013-03-01
Sleep Disorders Sourcebook by "Provides basic consumer health information about the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sleep disorders in children and adults, along with facts about how and why people sleep, diseases that affect sleep and the health consequences of sleep deprivation. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"
Publication Date: 2016-08-01
Sleep Information for Teens by Comprehensive information about sleep and sleep requirements for teens. Explains the biological processes involved in sleep and discusses circadian rhythms, dreaming, sleep hygiene, and sleep disorders. Includes a reading list; a directory of information, advocacy, and support organizations; and an index.
Publication Date: 2008-01-15
The Sleep Revolution by A sweeping, scientifically rigorous, and deeply personal exploration of sleep from all angles, from the history of sleep, to the role of dreams in our lives, to the consequences of sleep deprivation, and he new golden age of sleep science that is revealing the vital role sleep plays in our every waking moment and every aspect of our health - from weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease to cancer and Alzheimer's. In The Sleep Revolution, Arianna shows how our cultural dismissal of sleep as time wasted compromises our health and our decision-making and undermines our work lives, our personal lives -- and even our sex lives. She explores all the latest science on what exactly is going on while we sleep and dream. She also offers a range of recommendations and tips from leading scientists on how we can get better and more restorative sleep, and harness its incredible power.
Publication Date: 2016-04-05
Awake at the Wheel
The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project urges every driver to take responsibility for staying “Awake at the Wheel” by making it a daily priority to get sufficient sleep, refusing to drive when sleep deprived, recognizing the signs of drowsiness, and pulling off the road to a safe location when sleepy.
Daydreaming Behind the Wheel
Neuroscience News reports the findings of a study published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, which indicates that during simulated driving people's minds wander a lot.
Lack of Sleep for Teens Linked to Risky Behavior
An article from Web MD summarizing the behavioral risks teens take when operating with insufficient sleep, based on a study conducted by the Center for Disease Control.
Importance of Sleep
National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project
The long-term goal of the project is to promote improved sleep health in accordance with Healthy People 2020 by increasing public awareness of the importance of healthy sleep and promoting the prevention of sleep disorders.
TED Talk: How to succeed? Get more sleep!
Arianna Huffington shares the power of a good night’s sleep. Instead of bragging about our sleep deficits, she urges us to shut our eyes and see the big picture: we can sleep our way to increased productivity and happiness – and smarter decision-making.
Teens and Sleep
Teen sleep facts from the National Sleep Foundation detailing the importance of sleep and guidelines for how much sleep a person needs by age, as well as the consequences of insufficient quality sleep.
Why Sleep is Important
A Q&A format information page from the American Psychological Association about the importance of sleep.
Blue Light Has a Dark Side
An article in Harvard Medical School’s Harvard Health Publications on the effects of exposure to blue light emitted by electronics and energy-efficient lightbulbs at night on your health.
MIT Medical offers a comprehensive list of resources to aid in falling asleep, from mindfulness meditation to yoga nidra, and tips to improve sleep quality.
Sleep Revolution Manifesto
A manifesto of DOs and DON’Ts for those dedicated to practicing healthy sleep habits compiled by the editor of The Huffington Post.
Sleep Revolution Meditation
A meditation to help fall asleep or go back to sleep, created for Arianna Huffington’s book The Sleep Revolution, read by Agapi Stassinopolous.
How Technology Impacts Sleep
An article by the American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) reviews the potential negative impacts technology may have on sleep.