Why We Sleep 2022 (CHES)Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
This course is only for CHES practitioners.
Written by a neuroscientist and director of UC Berkeley’s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab, the author, Matthew Walker, PhD explores the purpose of slumber and its little acknowledged or understood crucial functions as related to mood, chronic disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, etc. He explains how to harness the transformative power of adequate sleep and how to sleep better tonight.
I appreciated the discussion of new research on sleep habits. Very good book and home study. 5/2020
I liked how much of the book was fascinating as it relates to health and how the test questions help retain this important knowledge to help others. JT 1/2021
Choose between two versions:
15-Hour Program ID# 114228_WWS2215 CHES 15 Hours / MCHES 6 hr
23-Hour Program ID# 114228_WWS2223 CHES 23 Hours / MCHES 9 hr
1.2.3 Review related literature
1.4.2 Identify and analyze factors that impact health
1.4.3 Identify the impact of emerging social, economic and other trends on health
1.1.4 Apply theories and/or models to assessment process
4.3.1 Identify existing data collection instruments
Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:
1. Discuss the four functions of sleep and its contribution to human health.
2. Describe three negative effects of too little sleep.
3. Define the role of circadian rhythm to sleep.
4. Compare two key functions of NREM and REM sleep.
5. Identify four ways dreaming effects information processing.
6. Explain three ways how lack of sleep effects appetite.
7. List three chronic diseases that can become worse with lack of sleep.
Why we chose this book
This highly qualified practitioner has organized known biochemistry, researched disease processes, and extensive clinical experience into a highly readable and fascinating book on sleep and its functions as they contribute to health and quality of life.
About the author
Matthew Walker, PhD is a neuroscientist and director of UC Berkeley’s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab. He is highly respected and considered an expert in sleep studies. He has published over one hundred scientific studies.