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The Resource The secret world of sleep : the surprising science of the mind at rest, Penelope A. Lewis

The secret world of sleep : the surprising science of the mind at rest, Penelope A. Lewis

Label
The secret world of sleep : the surprising science of the mind at rest
Title
The secret world of sleep
Title remainder
the surprising science of the mind at rest
Statement of responsibility
Penelope A. Lewis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Neuroscientist Penny Lewis explores the latest research into the nighttime brain to understand the real benefits of sleep, showing how, while our body rests, the brain practices tasks it learned during the day, replays traumatic events to mollify them, and forges connections between distant concepts
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
612.8/21
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP425
LC item number
.L492 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The secret world of sleep : the surprising science of the mind at rest, Penelope A. Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-192) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why sleep? -- How do we know sleep is important for the brain? -- Building blocks of the brain -- How the brain controls sleep -- Mental spring cleaning while you sleep -- How and why memories are replayed in sleep -- What is dreaming and what does it tell us memory? -- Sleep, semantics, and the mind -- Emotional memories and sleep -- Does sleep disarm dangerous emotions? -- Good sleepers and bad sleepers -- Getting the most out of your sleep -- Brief notes on how to get the sleep you need
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9780230107595
Lccn
2013019000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn812068542
  • UtOrBLW
Label
The secret world of sleep : the surprising science of the mind at rest, Penelope A. Lewis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-192) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why sleep? -- How do we know sleep is important for the brain? -- Building blocks of the brain -- How the brain controls sleep -- Mental spring cleaning while you sleep -- How and why memories are replayed in sleep -- What is dreaming and what does it tell us memory? -- Sleep, semantics, and the mind -- Emotional memories and sleep -- Does sleep disarm dangerous emotions? -- Good sleepers and bad sleepers -- Getting the most out of your sleep -- Brief notes on how to get the sleep you need
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9780230107595
Lccn
2013019000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn812068542
  • UtOrBLW

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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