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Matt Walker
Professor of Neuroscience at UC Berkeley; Sleep Scientist at Google; Author: Why We Sleep
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Matt Walker Jan 11
Sincere and reverent thanks to the for taking a risk on public sleep advocacy: Sleep expert Matthew Walker on the secret to a good night’s rest
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Matt Walker Dec 28
A 15% increase in people sleeping less than 6hr a night in the US, relative to 2004. The elastic band of sleep deprivation can stretch only so far before it snaps...
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Matt Walker Dec 28
Replying to @PeterAttiaMD
It would be a true privalage.
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Matt Walker Dec 24
In the event it is of tangental interest to some...
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Matt Walker Nov 9
Caffeine is the only psychoactive stimulant we readily give to our children. Interesting new policy from Costa Coffee. —are you willing to be brave and step up?
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Matt Walker Oct 26
I strongly concur with Prof. Pinker
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Matt Walker Oct 2
Saddening and concerning data from +60,000 teens. The less sleep an adolescent has, the more likely they are to engage in a host of harmful behaviours (self-harm included).
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Matt Walker Sep 11
Sleep loss influences educational outcomes more than drugs or drinking? These data are simply correlation. But we have experimental studies proving the causal link between sleep, cognitive performance and mental health.
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Matt Walker Aug 31
The happiness X factor? *SLEEP* (and by quite some margin)!
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Terra Ziporyn Aug 30
Letter from neuroscientist Matthew Walker supporting : 'If our goal as educators truly is to educate, and not risk lives in the process, then I fear that we are failing our next generation with unsustainable models of early school start times'
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Matt Walker Aug 21
proving that sound sleep = sound business: “We found that sleep-deprived leaders were more impatient, irritable, and antagonistic, which resulted in worse relationships.”
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Matt Walker Aug 14
A Lack of Sleep Triggers Viral Loneliness | Our new findings published today in Nature Comms:
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Christopher M Barnes Aug 7
A Boss’s Bad Night’s Sleep Can Hurt the Bottom Line
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Matt Walker Jul 31
My deep gratitude to the for becoming part of this sleep crusade.
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Matt Walker Jul 29
Too little sleep causes the brain to eat itself: astrocytes ("cleaner cells") begin cannibalizing healthy synapses and brain cells.
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Matt Walker Jul 24
If you are struggling with sleep, this thoughtful, short BBC video on insomnia may help *some* people.
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Matt Walker Jul 20
My sincere thanks to for this animated short. Trying to elongate the human healthspan (and lifespan) with sleep.
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Matt Walker Jul 17
Sleeping 5hr or less can leave you with a heart that looks 10 years older. We have also observed such accelerated aging of the protective telomeres (tips) of your chromosomes caused by insufficient sleep. *Sleep = Health Insurance*
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Academy of Sleep Med Jul 2
In a study of nearly 28,000 high school , scientists found that each hour of lost sleep was associated with a 38% increase in the risk of feeling or hopeless, and a 58% increase in suicide attempts.
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Martha Merrow Jun 25
IMPORTANT: Chuck Czeisler has written about reported constant light in facilities detaining immigrant children. It is unhealthy and inhumane. NEJM
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