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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 Jun 17
Our newly published work on sleep as an early biomarker of Alzheimer’s disease risk. Wonderful efforts from grad student, Joe Winer.
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Matt Walker Jun 14
So tragic: midnight-3AM is peak time for suicide completion in veterans. Nocturnal wakefulness remains a serious risk to our mental health.
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Matt Walker Jun 2
Replying to @PeterAttiaMD
You’re so welcome, . I know you’ll make good use of them on the track and in the simulator, my friend. Continue to be brilliant in all you do, and are.
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Matt Walker May 9
Replying to @amandapalmer @tferriss
My sincere gratitude for your support of Why We Sleep on . More importantly, thank you for your bravery, vulnerability, and powerful honesty in all you shared in that episode. With deep admiration.
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Matt Walker May 2
How to give your child 2.4 hours of extra sleep? Fascinating work suggest: 1. Consistent bedtime 2. Avoiding sugary drinks 3. Removing toys and electronics from the bedroom 4. Calming activities pre-bed (e.g. reading, jigsaw puzzles)
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Matt Walker May 1
Encouraged by the FDA reinforcing the mortality risk and associated dangers of sleeping pills. Especially due to the safe alternative of CBT-I.
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Matt Walker Apr 22
My sincere gratitude for your support of Why We Sleep on . More importantly, thank you for your bravery, vulnerability, and powerful honesty in all you shared there. With admiration.
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Matt Walker Apr 15
They say don't meet your idols for fear of disappointment. This does *not* apply to . A true privilege to converse with you, Peter, for 6.5 hours straight (w/one toilet break). Thank you for the podcast trilogy, and incoming AMA...
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Matt Walker Mar 18
Should anyone be interested, I’ll be giving a free public lecture on sleep at the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel this Saturday afternoon, March 23rd.
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Matt Walker Mar 17
Thank you, , for such a wonderfully thoughtful, deep and wide-ranging conversation! I hope we get the chance to do it again in the future--I really do. Continue to be brilliant, Rhonda!
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Matt Walker Feb 28
Sincere thanks to for hosting me on the TRAINED podcast. Such an honor to chat with Ryan about all things sleep and performance.
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Matt Walker Jan 28
The pain of sleep loss. Thanks to for featuring our latest research publication.
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Matt Walker Jan 19
It would be a pleasure and a privilege.
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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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