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Evolution of Sleep

Evolution of Sleep: Phylogenetic and Functional Perspectives
Edited by Patrick McNamara, Robert A. Barton, and Charles L. Nunn, Cambridge University Press, 2010

Evolution of Sleep: Phylogenetic and Functional Perspectives
Below are the contents of this book.
Contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction Patrick McNamara, Charles L. Nunn, and Robert A. Barton
Chapter 1: Ecological Constraints on Mammalian Sleep Architecture Isabella Capellini, Brain T. Preston, Patrick McNamara, Robert A. Barton, and Charles L. Nunn
Chapter 2: Sleep in Insects Kristyna M. Hartse
Chapter 3: Schooling by Continuously Active Fishes: Clues to Sleep’s Ultimate Function J. Lee Kavanau
Chapter 4: What Exactly Is It That Sleeps? The Evolution, Regulation, and Organization of an Emergent Network Property James M. Krueger
Chapter 5: Evolutionary Medicine of Sleep Disorders: Toward a Science of Sleep Duration Patrick McNamara and Sanford Auerbach
Chapter 6: Primate Sleep in Phylogenetic Perspective Charles L. Nunn, Patrick McNamara, Isabella Capellini, Brian T. Preston, and Robert A. Barton
Chapter 7: A Bird’s-Eye View of the Function of Sleep Niels C. Rattenborg and Charles J. Amlaner
Chapter 8: The Evolution of Wakefulness: From Reptiles to Mammals Ruben V. Rial, Mourad Akaarir, Antoni Gamundi, M. Cristina Nicolau, and Susana Esteban
Chapter 9: The Evolution of REM Sleep Mahesh Thakkar and Subimal Datta
Chapter 10: Toward an understanding of the Function of Sleep: New Insights from Mouse Genetics Valter Tucci and Patrick M. Nolan
Chapter 11: Fishing for Sleep I. V. Zhdanova
Index
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