The Good Night's Sleep Project
Episode 15

Insight from a Sleep Medicine Expert—Michael L. Perlis

  • Oct 15, 2019
  • Sleep Medicine Expert
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Michael L. Perlis, professor at the University of Pennsylvania, has been involved in the world of sleep medicine since the 1980s, when he was still in his early twenties.

Perlis explores some fascinating topics on today’s episode, including the function and purpose of dreaming, what it means to have lucid dreams and whether or not they’re beneficial to us, insomnia and near-death experiences, subjective experiences versus objective measurements in the world of sleep medicine, acute versus chronic insomnia, the evolutionary roots of insomnia, and CBTI.

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