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The Truth About Sleep - And How It Can Save Your Life with Dr. Matthew Walker

The Science of Success

Dr. Matthew Walker is Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science. He has published over 100 scientific studies and is the author of the book Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams. Which is currently the #1 Amazon Bestseller in Neuroscience . He has been featured on numerous television and radio outlets, including CBS 60 Minutes, National Geographic Channel, NOVA Science, NRP and the BBC.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 4mins

9 Jun 2022

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#250 Why Sleep is the Most Important Pillar of Health with Professor Matthew Walker (Re-Release)

Feel Better, Live More with Dr Rangan Chatterjee

This is the first in a series of re-released episodes from the Feel Better Live More back catalogue. I originally recorded this conversation over 4 years ago and Professor Matthew Walker is one of our most popular guests on the podcast.Sleep is one of the most undervalued components of our health yet neglecting it can have devastating consequences. In this episode, I talk to world-leading sleep researcher, author of the international best-selling book Why We Sleep and Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology, Matthew Walker.We discuss everything you ever needed to know about sleep. Matthew shares some brilliant tips to combat jet lag, explains how sleep can enhance athletic performance and decrease risk of injury and reveals just how much caffeine consumption can impact sleep. We explore the reasons behind the current global sleep-loss epidemic and how sleep deprivation can affect every aspect of our health – from our blood sugar levels and our risk of heart attack to our mental health.Finally, we discuss alcohol’s impact on sleep and the staggering financial costs associated with lost sleep. Matthew also shares what he has changed in his own life since starting his research. This is an invaluable conversation – I hope you enjoy it!Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.vivobarefoot.com/livemore https://www.athleticgreens.com/livemoreOrder Dr Chatterjee's new book Happy Mind, Happy Life:UK version: https://amzn.to/304opgJUS & Canada version: https://amzn.to/3DRxjgp Show notes available at https://drchatterjee.com/250Support the podcast and enjoy Ad-Free episodes. Try FREE for 7 days on Apple Podcasts https://apple.co/3oAKmxi. For other podcast platforms go to https://fblm.supercast.com.DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast and on this webpage is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or qualified health care provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast or on my website. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 17mins

27 Mar 2022

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51. Why We Sleep, by Dr. Matthew Walker - Part 4

Healthspan

@michaelsalzle. Sleep disorders, alcohol and sleep, temperature and sleep, the dark side of sleeping pills, and sleep in healthcare

28mins

24 Mar 2022

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50. Why We Sleep, by Dr. Matthew Walker - Part 3

Healthspan

@michaelsalzle. Dreaming, Freud, the purpose of dreaming, nghtmres, ptsd, and dreaming for creativity

24mins

20 Mar 2022

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#131 Matthew Walker: The Power of Sleep

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish

Renowned sleep scientist Matthew Walker discusses everything you need to know about what a better night’s sleep can do for your life, and how to prioritize and perfect the way you sleep. Walker breaks down how to identify when you need more sleep, how to deal with insomnia, the best devices to track your sleep, and some unconventional sleep hygiene tips, including why it’s never a good idea to count sheep. Walker is a Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California-Berkeley, and is also the founder and director of the Center for Human Sleep Science. He has published over 100 scientific research studies on the impact of sleep on human brain function, and he is the author of the 2017 book, Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams.   -- Want even more? Members get early access, hand-edited transcripts, member-only episodes, and so much more. Learn more here: https://fs.blog/membership/ Every Sunday our Brain Food newsletter shares timeless insights and ideas that you can use at work and home. Add it to your inbox: https://fs.blog/newsletter/ Follow Shane on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/ShaneAParrish

1hr 53mins

22 Feb 2022

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47. Why We Sleep, by Dr. Matthew Walker - Part 1

Healthspan

@michaelsalzle. In this episode, I cover What sleep is, what sleep isn’t, caffeine, melatonin, sleep pressure, the sleep cycle, defining and generating sleep, NREM and REM

25mins

27 Jan 2022

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Gwyneth Paltrow x Matthew Walker: How to Sleep Better

The goop Podcast

“We have a societal image problem with sleep,” says scientist Matthew Walker, PhD. GP sat down with Walker at our In goop Health wellness summit to talk about why so many of us struggle with this essential pillar of our well-being. He discusses how sleep—and lack of it—impacts our health, our emotions, and our communities. Walker shares the scientific findings from his compelling research, and he leaves us with simple and practice advice for getting the best night of rest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

40mins

14 Dec 2021

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Matthew Walker: Why We Sleep

Moonshots Podcast: Learning Out Loud

All living creatures need sleep. The question is: why? In Why We Sleep, neuroscientist and sleep expert Dr. Matthew Walker presents groundbreaking discoveries about sleep and how it affects all aspects of our physical, mental, and emotional health, including our creativity and longevity. So why should you sleep, and how can you improve your quantity and quality of sleep? Unfortunately, most people in modern societies are sleep-deprived, and we don’t even realize it because we’re so used to operating at suboptimal levels. It’s time we understand and unlock the transformative power of sleep. ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

57mins

12 Dec 2021

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Matthew Walker, “Sleep Insights” (Open Agenda, 2021)

New Books in Medicine

Sleep Insights is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Matthew Walker, Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology and Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at UC Berkeley. This extensive conversation gives a clear and compelling picture of our recent understanding of sleep’s essential role in our daily lives, from reinforcing learning and memory to regulating emotion.Howard Burton is the founder of the Ideas Roadshow, Ideas on Film and host of the Ideas Roadshow Podcast. He can be reached at howard@ideasroadshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/medicine

1hr 47mins

29 Nov 2021

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Matthew Walker, “Sleep Insights” (Open Agenda, 2021)

New Books in Science, Technology, and Society

Sleep Insights is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Matthew Walker, Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology and Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at UC Berkeley. This extensive conversation gives a clear and compelling picture of our recent understanding of sleep’s essential role in our daily lives, from reinforcing learning and memory to regulating emotion.Howard Burton is the founder of the Ideas Roadshow, Ideas on Film and host of the Ideas Roadshow Podcast. He can be reached at howard@ideasroadshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/science-technology-and-society

1hr 47mins

29 Nov 2021

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