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Quote Of The Week: Neuroscientist Matthew Walker On Sleep – Longevity LIVE – Longevity LIVE

Posted: June 22, 2021 at 1:49 am

Neuroscientist Matthew Walker Ph.D is a world renowned expert on sleep. He hosts a MasterClass on the science of better sleep and his TED Talk, Sleep is your superpower has over 20 million views. Matthew Walker is also the author of an international smash bestselling book Why We Sleep. Its a must-read for anyone and everyone looking to live and feel better.

We should be serious about our sleep. Walker himself is dead serious about the dangers of sleep deprivation. Now more than ever, perhaps, as bedrooms everywhere glow from the screens of round-the-clock technology consumption.

The silent sleep loss epidemic is one of the greatest public health challenges we face in the 21st century, says Walker, who has served as a sleep consultant to the NBA, NFL and Pixar Animation Studios, among other Fortune 500 enterprises.

He was recently quoted on the Rich Roll podcast saying:

Dr. Matthew Walkeris a specialist in the study of slumber and the founder-director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley. The influential British neuroscientist is the author of the international bestsellerWhy We Sleep (2017). It was recommended by The New York Timesfor night-table reading in the most pragmatic sense and endorsed by Bill Gates. In addition to examining how sleep affects the brain and body,Matthew has analyzed everything from its role in Alzheimers disease and depression to how it can facilitate learning and, potentially, extend our life expectancy.

Matthew Walker received his Ph.D. from the Medical Research Council at Nottingham University in London in 1996, eventually becoming an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in 2004. As a certified sleep scientist, Matthew has conducted extensive research and studies into the impact of sleep and how it affects our physical and mental health.

You can join his sleep masterclass here: Matthew Walker Masterclass

Watch his TED talk here: Matthew Walker on TED

Buy his book here: Why We Sleep

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Quote Of The Week: Neuroscientist Matthew Walker On Sleep - Longevity LIVE - Longevity LIVE

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