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Matthew Walker

Matthew Paul Walker is a British scientist and professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on the impact of sleep on human health and disease. He was previously a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is also the founder and director of the Center for Human Sleep Science. He has received numerous funding awards from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, and is a Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Dr. Matthew Walker on Sleep for Enhancing Learning, Creativity, Immunity, and Glymphatic System
FoundMyFitness
Matthew Walker, Ph.D., is a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and serves as the Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science. Formerly, Dr. Walker served as a professor of psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School. Walker's research examines the impact of sleep on human health and disease. One area of interest focuses on identifying "vulnerability windows" during a person's life that make them more susceptible to amyloid-beta deposition from loss of slow wave sleep and, subsequently, Alzheimer's disease later in life. Dr. Walker earned his undergraduate degree in neuroscience from the University of Nottingham, UK, and his Ph.D. in neurophysiology from the Medical Research Council, London, UK. He is the author of the New York Times best-selling book Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams. Click here to get this episode's show notes and transcript. Watch nearly twenty-seven episode highlights on the new FMF Clips channel. Did you enjoy this podcast? It was brought to you by people like you! Click here to visit our crowdsponsor page where you can learn more about how to support the podcast for as little or as much as you like. Submit your raw genetic data. You can find the APOE report and the Circadian Report at foundmyfitness.com/genetics.
126: Matthew Walker | Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
The Jordan Harbinger Show
Dr. Matthew Walker (@sleepdiplomat) is Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California in Berkeley, founder and director of the Center for Human Sleep Science, and author of Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams. "The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life." -Dr. Matthew Walker What We Discuss with Matthew Walker: Why you're not lazy if you don't happen to be a morning person (it's genetic). What it means when you always seem to wake up right before your alarm. What's going on in your dreams (lucid or otherwise) and what can you learn from them? How to train yourself to go to sleep at the time that's ideal for you. Mistakes you're making that keep you from getting optimal results at bedtime. And much more... Whether you're a lady or a gent, you don't need to know what MicroModal fabric is to enjoy the comfort of MeUndies; you just need to wear them — support this show (and yourself) with MeUndies at meundies.com/jordan for 15% off and free shipping! Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans. Apply simply. Understand fully. Mortgage confidently. To get started, go to RocketMortgage.com/JORDAN! Outerknown was founded by pro surfer Kelly Slater for people who want great clothes produced by workers who are paid a living wage in an environmentally conscious way. Go to outerknown.com today and enter code JORDAN at checkout for 25% off your full price order! Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course!  Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! Full show notes and resources can be found here.
'Why We Sleep'
Fresh Air
Sleep scientist Matthew Walker says sleep deficiency is associated with problems with concentration, memory and the immune system — as well as with shorter lifespans. Walker discusses the effects of caffeine, alcohol and sleeping pills, and also offers some tips to help you sleep better. His book, 'Why We Sleep,' is now out in paperback. (Originally broadcast October 2017) Also, film critic Justin Chang reviews 'Sorry to Bother You' and 'Blindspotting.'
MATTHEW WALKER - WHY WE SLEEP | How To Sleep Better & Improve Your Life - TRAILER
London Real
Matthew Walker is an award winning Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California Berkeley, and the Sleep Scientist at Google. His book "Why We Sleep” takes a groundbreaking look at how sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, one that is increasingly neglected in modern society, and how that can have deadly consequences.
#1109 - Matthew Walker
The Joe Rogan Experience
Matthew Walker is Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science. Check out his book "Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams" on Amazon.
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6
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6
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7 hours, 1 minute