As a professor of neuroscience and psychology and the director of the Center for Human Sleep at UC Berkeley, Matthew Walker is an expert on sleep. In this class, he will illuminate the science behind sleep and teach you how to increase the quality and quantity of your sleep. Learn how to prevent sleep debt, navigate the effects of alcohol and caffeine, and improve your health. Your best sleep starts tonight.
Matthew Walker has had what he calls a 20-year love affair with the science of sleep. Originally from Liverpool in the U.K., Matthew is a professor of neuroscience and psychology and the director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at UC Berkeley.
He’s published more than 100 scientific studies on sleep and has dedicated himself to unlocking the mystery of why we sleep and, ultimately, helping people around the world sleep better. His bestselling book, Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams, was published in 2017.
This online class includes lessons on:
– What Sleep Is and How It Works
– How to Prevent Sleep Debt
– The Act of Dreaming
– How Alcohol and Caffeine Affect Sleep
– Sleep Across Our Life Span
– Overnight Therapy
– Diet and Sleep
– Sleep and the Human Body
– How to Sleep Better
– How to Reclaim Your Sleep