Matthew P. Walker
Professor
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3331 Tolman Hall
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By Appointment Only
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Impact of sleep on human brain function, especially the role of sleep in: learning and memory; brain plasticity; emotional regulation; affective and clinical mood disorders and aging. These topics are addressed using combined cognitive and multimodal neuroimaging techniques.
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    Prof. Walker is a senior author of a study  published recently in Current Biology.The study's findings lay the groundwork for further investigation into the relationship between sleep and psychiatric illnesses. Clinical evidence has shown that some form of sleep disruption is present in almost all psychiatric disorders. Now there's a neurological basis for this theory.[Read More]

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