A video of a talk by Russell Foster
11 a.m., February 12, 2023
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At this Sunday’s Forum we will consider why we sleep. It’s a topic we are all intimately aware of. In the 2013, 21-minute TED video “Why Do We Sleep?” neuroscientist Russell Foster pursues this question, covering what happens to us during sleep and the effects of lack of sleep.
His talk by no means completely covers the topic, so you are invited to bring your own knowledge and observations to this forum. You can preview this video at: https://www.ted.com/talks/russell_foster_why_do_we_sleep.
Russell Grant Foster is a British professor of circadian neuroscience, the Director of the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology and head of the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute (SCNi). He is also a Nicolas Kurti Senior Fellow at Brasenose College at the University of Oxford.
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