Ep #16 Show Notes | Robert Stickgold: Sleep, Dreams, Memory & the Brain
About the Guest: Dr. Robert Stickgold is a cognitive neuroscientist and sleep exert. He is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and has been studying sleep, dreams, and memory for over 25 years.
Episode Summary: Robert Stickgold, PhD discusses a variety of sleep topics, included sleep architecture and why there are different stages of sleep; the relationship between sleep stages and memory; how different drugs and disease states relate to sleep; how sleep differs as we develop and between species. Dr. Stickgold also shares various sleep-related health tips, including why it's important to get adequate sleep when you get vaccinated.