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Why We Sleep

Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

Matthew Walker

“Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this “stimulating and important book” (Financial Times) is a fascinating dive into the purpose and po...
Publish Date
2018-06-19T00:00:00.000Z
2018-06-19T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 2017
Goodreads rating
4.36
ISBN
9780141983769
Recommendations
17
Recommendations
2019-07-28T18:54:15.000Z
It took me a little longer than usual to finish Why We Sleep—ironically, because I kept following Walker’s advice to put down the book I was reading a bit earlier than I was used to, so I could get a better night’s sleep. But Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.      source
2019-05-31T18:31:28.000Z
I can't recommend "Why We Sleep" by Matthew Walker enough. Amazing book about the crucial importance of sleep in our health. A topic so many times overlooked by everybody (especially by athletes!).      source
2018-12-27T13:50:35.000Z
p.p.s. here’s the source of this figure, this book is absolutely magnificent and will totally change your understanding of and relationship to sleep (and other substances):      source
2018-06-24T13:50:47.000Z
@noahkrueger @brittballard Check the Why We Sleep book.      source
2019-07-29T01:54:15.000Z
One of the best and most important books I've read this year.      source
2018-11-12T21:21:33.000Z
Think 6 hours is enough sleep? Think you can power through periods of limited sleep and make it up later? Think you’re immune to sleep deprivation because you’re born to hustle? Read this book and think again. “Why We Sleep” is highly recommended —>      source
2019-04-20T07:35:01.000Z
I am almost halfway through reading this book and I am loving it and learning a lot. Based on massive scientific research the book is easy to read and entertaining too. It will be high up there on my 2019 best reads. #TwitterBookClub      source
2018-07-31T09:21:35.000Z
Opening page of the international bestseller “Why We Sleep”, by Prof. Matthew Walker. This is a seriously eye-opening book. If ever there was a must-read, this is it.      source
2018-08-15T17:45:24.000Z
@danielweinand @michaelperry I went all the way from hating sleep to a deep appreciation for sleep and what it does. Great book.      source
2020-06-24T01:33:41.000Z
@menakadoshi Please read this book: Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams      source
2020-06-13T11:03:04.000Z
Looking for a new non-fiction book to pick up? Here are a few of my favorites. What non-fiction books do you recommend?      source
2019-10-18T18:26:30.000Z
@olshansky Great book.      source
2020-01-11T01:08:17.000Z
Just an insane amount of awesome studies and detail on how the brain functions in this book... Also, has my mind churning for disruption opportunities to reverse that vicious cycle society has undergone forcing this habit killing people slowly... So much more to learn...      source
2018-12-31T21:52:31.000Z
Some of my favorite science books in 2018 ⁦Thanks to @sleepdiplomat⁩ ⁦@carlzimmer⁩ David Reich ⁦@RobertPlomin⁩ ⁦@aa_marsh⁩      source
2020-07-31T15:59:06.000Z
Hey @APompliano: "Why We Sleep" might be an answer to your question about most important book.      source
2020-03-02T22:12:41.000Z
@MikeRenner59 @kathrynschulz @simonsinek @KateMurphyNews @JamesClear I loved that book!      source
Not only did I become convinced that getting high-quality sleep is the best protector and enhancer of health and cognition, but it is also the most underappreciated.      source