2013

Understanding Sleep and Dreaming

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-6466-2 (Print) 978-1-4614-6467-9 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    A Visit to a Sleep and Dreams Lab

  3. Sleep and Sleeping

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-16

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      Pages 17-37

      What is Sleep and How it is Scientifically Measured

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      Pages 39-66

      The Need to Sleep

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      Pages 67-92

      Normal Variations of Sleep

  4. What Causes us to Sleep?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-94

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      Pages 95-116

      The Brain in Sleep

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      Pages 117-140

      The Body During Sleep

  5. Dreams and Dreaming

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 141-142

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      Pages 143-170

      Dreams

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      Pages 171-197

      Dreaming

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      Pages 199-225

      Modern Theories of Dreams and Dreaming

  6. Why We Sleep and Dream

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 227-229

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      Pages 231-259

      Functions of Sleep and NREMS

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      Pages 261-287

      The Functions of REMS and Dreaming

  7. Problems with Sleeping and Dreaming

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 289-291

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      Pages 293-322

      Some Difficulties That People May Have with Sleep

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      Pages 323-351

      Disorders of Sleep

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 353-369