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The Resource The enchanted world of sleep, Peretz Lavie ; translated by Anthony Berris

The enchanted world of sleep, Peretz Lavie ; translated by Anthony Berris

Label
The enchanted world of sleep
Title
The enchanted world of sleep
Statement of responsibility
Peretz Lavie ; translated by Anthony Berris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
Why do we sleep? How much sleep do we really need? What causes sleep disorder-and what can be done about them? We have all puzzled over-or been plagued by-the mysteries of sleep. Now a leading researcher provides an engaging and informative introduction that answers many of our most baffling questions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lavie, P.
Dewey number
612.8/21
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP425
LC item number
.L3713 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1996 K-801
  • WL 108
NLM item number
L411o 1996
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sleep
  • Sleep disorders
  • Sleep
  • Sleep Wake Disorders
Label
The enchanted world of sleep, Peretz Lavie ; translated by Anthony Berris
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-262) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Michael Jouvet -- Introduction -- Sleep and death -- Brain waves -- Nathaniel Kleitman -- Rhythm of sleep -- Twenty-five hour day -- From sun clocks to biological clocks -- Dreams: Creatures of the brain -- Alfred Maury and the dream of the guillotine -- Dreaming as a separate reality -- Do fish dream? -- Need for sleep -- Eccentricity of REM sleep -- Sleep centers -- Narcolepsy: Reversal of the natural order -- Epilogue -- References -- Index
Control code
33132529
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780300066029
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95041304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The enchanted world of sleep, Peretz Lavie ; translated by Anthony Berris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-262) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Michael Jouvet -- Introduction -- Sleep and death -- Brain waves -- Nathaniel Kleitman -- Rhythm of sleep -- Twenty-five hour day -- From sun clocks to biological clocks -- Dreams: Creatures of the brain -- Alfred Maury and the dream of the guillotine -- Dreaming as a separate reality -- Do fish dream? -- Need for sleep -- Eccentricity of REM sleep -- Sleep centers -- Narcolepsy: Reversal of the natural order -- Epilogue -- References -- Index
Control code
33132529
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780300066029
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95041304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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