2005

Understanding Sleep and Dreaming

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ISBN: 978-0-387-24965-0 (Print) 978-0-387-28698-3 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Prologue A Visit to a Sleep and Dreams Lab

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      Pages 1-13

      Prologue A Visit to a Sleep and Dreams Lab

  2. Sleep and Sleeping

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-34

      What is Sleep and How is it Scientifically Measured?

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      Pages 35-55

      The Need to Sleep

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      Pages 57-75

      Normal Variations of Sleep

  3. What Causes us to Sleep?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

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      Pages 79-95

      The Brain in Sleep

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      Pages 97-119

      The Body during Sleep

  4. Dreams and Dreaming

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-126

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      Pages 127-149

      Dreams

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      Pages 151-170

      Dreaming

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      Pages 171-199

      Theories of Dreams and Dreaming

  5. Problems with Sleeping and Dreaming

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 201-203

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      Pages 205-229

      Some Difficulties That People May Have with Sleep

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      Pages 231-243

      Disorders of Sleep, Part I

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      Pages 245-259

      Disorders of Sleep, Part II

  6. Why We Sleep and Dream

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 261-265

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      Pages 267-283

      Functions of Sleep and NREMS

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      Pages 285-309

      Functions of REMS and Dreaming