Secrets of Sleep

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Ackermann, J. F., 12
Adam, 6, 10, 11
Adrian, E. D., 18
Agnew, H., 160
Akerstedt, T., 193
Alcohol, 70, 73, 84, 85, 94
Alexander of Aphrodisias, 10
Animals, 105-21; amphibians, 115; apes, 106; aplysia, 115; bat, 108-9, 120; bear, 105, 108, 121; bird, 106, 112, 114-15; cat, 106, 110-11, 131; chameleon, 114; cockroach, 119; corporate vigilance in, 114; cow, 110-11, 204; dolphin, 108, 111-12, 204; dormouse, 120; dozing in, 111; echidna, 108; elephant, 106, 110- 11; "family tree" of, 112-13; fish, 115; fly, 117; fox, 106; frog, 115; gazella, 204; groundhog, 105, 120; guinea pig, 110; hamster, 105, 120; hibernation in, 105, 120; horse, 106, 110-11; hyena, 106; invertebrates, 115; kangaroo, 106; lethargy in, 121; lion, 108; mammals, 106, 109; migration of, 114; mole, 110; mollusk, 115; monotreme, 108; moth, 115-16; mouse, 110; nonREM/ REM sleep cycle in, 109-10; oppossum, 110; parrot fish, 115; pig, 111; pigeon, 114; place for sleeping of, 106; polyphasic sleep in, 109; porcupine, 110, 120; prairie dog, 121; predator, 204; rabbit, 106, 108-9, 140; rat, 106, 108-11, 117-19, 163, 179, 192; reptiles, 114-15; rest- activity rhythm in, 99, 116-17, 119- 20; rest deprivation in, 120; rodents, 106, 204; seal, 106; sheep, 111, 204; sleep behavior in, 115; sleep deprivation in, 118, 120, 149, 151, 192; sleep duration in, 109; sleep nest of, 106; sleep position of, 107; sleep ritual of, 106; sleep tree of, 106; sleep in the young of, 110; slug, 115; spiny anteater, 108; squirrel, 121; torpor in, 115, 121; unihemispheric sleep in, 111; weasel, 120
Arendt, J., 146
Aristotle, 10, 58, 105
Artemidorus, 63, 64
Aschoff, J., 117, 173, 179
Aserinsky, E., 22
Athena, 63
Baeyer, A. von, 71
Balderer, G., 84
Barbiturates, 71
Bedroom, 13-14
Beersma, D., 133, 197
Belladonna, 71
Benoit, O., 44
Benz, E., 152
Benzodiazepine receptor, 83
Benzodiazepines, 73, 77, 86
Berger, H., 17-18
Biological rhythms, 104, 116, 170- 190; and bunker experiments, 173, 175; circadian oscillators in, 185; circadian rhythm in, 179; delayed sleep phase syndrome in, 189; in depression, 189; desynchronization in, 184-85; disturbance of, 186; of fatigue, 194; free-running, 184; of hormones, 187; jetlag and, 186; and light/dark cycle, 181; and phase- shift therapy, 188; shift work and, 187-88; suprachiasmatic nuclei and, 182-83; in a "time-free" environment, 172
Boerhaave, H., 11
Bonnet, M., 39
Brain mechanism, 122-135; and acetylcholine, 130, 132; and cortisol, 205; and endogenous sleep substances, 197; and endorphins, 137; and enkephalins, 137; and factor S,

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Secrets of Sleep
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface to the American Edition vii
  • Preface ix
  • 1 - A Historical View of Sleep 3
  • 2 - Scientists Investigate Sleep: The Different Stages of Sleep 16
  • 3 - Sleep: A Theme with Variations 31
  • 4 - Dreams 48
  • 5 - Sleep and Sleeping Pills 70
  • In Conclusion 86
  • 6 - "I Didn't Sleep a Wink All Night": Insomnia and Disorders of Sleeping and Waking 87
  • 7 - Sleep in Animals 105
  • 8 - Sleep and the Brain 122
  • 9 - The Search for Endogenous Sleep Substances 136
  • 10 - Sleep Deprivation 151
  • 11 - Sleep as a Biological Rhythm 170
  • 12 - The Purpose of Sleep 191
  • In Conclusion 204
  • Appendix: - Sleep Disorders Information Leaflet 207
  • Notes 210
  • Bibliography 213
  • Index 223
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