Past Event

Matt Walker: The Mysteries of Sleep

Mon, Mar 4 2013 - 7:00pm

The Mysteries of Sleep

Matt Walker, Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology, UC Berkeley 

Lisa Krieger, Science and Medical Research Reporter, San Jose Mercury News - Moderator

One of the great remaining scientific mysteries is the question, why do we sleep? Walker will discuss the importance of sleep and describe how a night of sleep remodels our brains, enhances memory, inspires creative insights and rebalances our next-day emotional reactivity.

Location: Schultz Cultural Hall, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Time: 6:30 p.m. check in, 7 p.m. program
Cost: $15 standard, $10 members, $5 students (with valid ID)
Also know: In association with the Oshman Family JCC