The Quest for SleepListen 46:54
Sleep is the new skinny. Americans are obsessed with a good night’s rest — after decades of viewing sleep as a waste of time for people who have nothing better to do. We’ll explore how sleep impacts our health, and the multimillion dollar industry trying to sell us better sleep. Also; insomnia, working the night shift, nightmares, and what we can learn from the sleeping habits of primates.
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