The phenomenal bestseller that's starting a sleep revolution, now in paperback.
Matthew Walker's fascination with sleep has taken him from Nottingham to Harvard and on to the University of California, Berkeley, where he is currently Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology and Director of the Sleep and Neuroimaging Laboratory. He has published over 100 scientific research studies during the course of his twenty-year career. Why We Sleep is his first book.
A neuroscientist shows how a good night's shut-eye can make us
cleverer, more attractive, slimmer, happier, healthier and ward off
cancer . . . it's probably a little too soon to tell you that it
saved my life, but it's been an eye-opener -- Mark O'Connell *
Passionate, urgent . . . it had a powerful effect on me -- Rachel Cooke * Observer *
Compelling and utterly convincing . . . you'll never think of your bedtime in the same way again -- James McConnachie * Sunday Times *
A stimulating and important book . . . richly packed with science -- Clive Cookson * Financial Times *
Uplifting . . . Walker is in love with sleep and wants us to fall in love with sleep, too -- David Kamp * New York Times *
Matthew Walker is probably one of the most influential people on the planet -- Katie Law * Evening Standard *
Astonishing ... an amazing book ... absolutely chocker full of things that we need to know -- Chris Evans
Amazing . . . I'm obsessed with this book -- Thom Yorke