HLTH 314: Science of Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a critical role in promoting health and well-being. To better understand this link, we will examine how inadequate sleep may contribute to a range of disorders from cardiovascular disease to depression. We will also explore current research efforts to understand why we need sleep and how the body regulates sleep. Class debates will tackle controversial issues related to sleep health policy and legal implications.

  • School: College
  • Department: Center for the Study of Human Health
  • Term: Usually Fall