All humans need some amount of rest – whether that’s five hours or eight. But how we sleep and the quality of that slumber can vary widely. We speak with sleep expert, Matthew Walker, a professor at California-Berkeley, who says getting restful sleep each night is the single biggest thing we can do to vastly improve both our mental and physical health.
- Matthew Walker, professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California-Berkeley and author, Why We Sleep: Unlocking the power of sleep and dreams
Links for more information:
- NIH News In Health: The Benefits of Slumber, Why You Need A Good Night’s Sleep
- Health.gov: My Healthfinder: Get Enough Sleep
- 8 Reasons Why You’re Not Sleeping