Table of Contents for Secret World of Sleep : The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest


Acknowledgments vii
1 Why Sleep?
1(14)
2 How Do We Know Sleep Is Important for the Brain?
15(8)
3 Building Blocks of the Brain
23(12)
4 How the Brain Controls Sleep
35(14)
5 Mental Spring Cleaning While You Sleep
49(8)
6 How and Why Memories Are "Replayed" in Sleep
57(24)
7 What Is Dreaming and What Does It Tell Us About Memory?
81(20)
8 Sleep, Semantics, and the Mind
101(14)
9 Emotional Memories and Sleep
115(16)
10 Does Sleep Disarm Dangerous Emotions?
131(18)
11 Good Sleepers and Bad Sleepers
149(12)
12 Getting the Most Out of Your Sleep
161(14)
13 Brief Notes on How to Get the Sleep You Need
175(12)
Notes 187(6)
Index 193