The Mysteries of Sleep

We spend one third of our lives asleep, yet doctors and scientists still have no complete understanding as to why. It is one of the great scientific mysteries. This talk will describe new discoveries suggesting that sleep is a highly active process, essential for improving brain functions including (1) learning, (2) memory, (3) creativity and (4) emotional regulation.

  • TITLE: The Mysteries of Sleep
  • SPEAKERS: Matthew P. Walker, Associate Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley
  • WHEN:  Wednesday, May 7, 2014; 7:00pm
  • WHERE:   SoMa StrEat Food Park, 428 – 11th Street, San Francisco
  • HOW:  Produced in collaboration with Ask a Scientist.
  • WHY:  Because we’re curious creatures
  • ADMISSION:  FREE!  Register here.  (But Wonderfest needs your support to continue producing these events. Please consider even a small contribution. All donations are put to excellent use and are fully tax-deductible.)