Title: Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep
Author: David Randall
Fun Fact: Just 24 hours without sleep will cause the neurons involved in decision making to slow down.
Review Summary: This book has achieved the holy grail of non-fiction: funny, approachable, well researched, and informative.
Sleep. Most of us love it, many of us don’t get enough of it, and none of us knows very much about it given the percentage of our lives we spend doing it. Even scientists don’t know that much about it, especially compared to their understanding of other basic biological functions. However, sleep research is becoming more popular and in Dreamland the author David Randall shares some of the latest findings. Continue reading