How do you improve sleep duration, quality, consistency, and avoid common things that are standing in the way of the best sleep possible? Sleep expert Matthew Walker explains how you can get consistently better sleep.
Updated on June 18
Key points in this episode
Who is Dr. Matthew Walker?
What levels of sleep do devices such as AURA, WHOOP, FitBit, and Apple Watch detect?
Why does eating carbs before bed make it harder to sleep?
What is the optimum time to stop eating before bed?
Can exercising before bed backfire on your sleep?
What happens when your body undergoes sleep deprivation?
Dr. Matthew Walker is a professor of neuroscience and psychology at University of California, Berkeley. He is the found and director of the Center of Human Sleep Science. He researches the impact of sleep of human functions on health and diseases.