126: Matthew Walker | Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
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...
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