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How to Sleep Smarter & The Bad Habits That Are Ruining Your Sleep w/Dr. Matthew Walker EP 1155



Today’s guest is Dr. Matthew Walker. Dr. Walker earned his degree in neuroscience from Nottingham University, UK, and his PhD in neurophysiology from the Medical Research Council in London. He also became a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.But he’s currently the Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He’s the founder and director of the Center for Human Sleep Science.Dr. Walker’s research examines the impact of sleep on human health and disease and with that research, he’s written the international Bestseller, Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams as well as hosting his new podcast The Matt Walker Podcast which is all about sleep, the brain and body.In case you didn’t know, this is part 2 of my conversation with Dr. Walker. You can find part 1 by going to this episode we discuss how sleep affects your intimate relationships, why naps are good for you, but can also be bad for you, how caffeine, smoking, and