Sleep, dreaming & sleep disorders: an introduction
This is a comprehensive review of sleep (measurement, homeostatic, rhythmic, physiology, sleep in animals), dreaming (the nature of dreams, dream theories, dream interpretation), sleep disorders, and functions of sleep and dreams. It is an ideal text for undergraduates in Psychology, Biology, Nursing, and related areas.
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A VISIT TO A SLEEP LAB
THE BODY AND BRAIN IN SLEEP
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