Techfest: Why do we Sleep? Something Different

Techfest: Why do we Sleep?

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    Thursday 13 September 2018

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    Something Different

Why do we Sleep? 


Presented by Dr Olga Runcie, Consultant Psychiatrist, NHS Tayside 


Sleep remains a scientific enigma. It is the only physiological process for which there is a lack of scientific agreement concerning its function. Why do we need to sleep? What happens when we sleep? In this talk Dr Runcie will discuss advances in sleep neurobiology answering questions about sleep functions and mechanisms of sleep and wake control. You will learn how to use this knowledge to improve your sleep.  

Date: Thursday 13th September 2018 

Time: 6.30pm 

Venue: Fraser Noble Building, University of Aberdeen, AB24 3UE 

Cost: £4, £3 concession 

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