21:46 minutes · Filmed Jun 2013 · Posted Aug 2013 · TEDGlobal 2013
Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns out, for something we do with one-third of our lives. In this talk, Foster shares three popular theories about why we sleep, busts some myths about how much sleep we need at different ages — and hints at some bold new uses of sleep as a predictor of mental health. Click here for full biography.
Hypnotherapy can be for employed to address change habits and behaviors that may be contributing to sleep disorders, such as exercise right before bedtime, long naps or indulgent or excessive amount of substances such as coffee, alcohol or tobacco. Hypnosis can also help clarify, alleviate or resolve cases of trauma, anxiety or depression, which may be a consequence of the sleep disorder.