Health and well-being: why the less you sleep, the shorter your life

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You’re probably tired of hearing political leaders and business leaders brag about how little sleep they get.

But what you might not know is that lack of sleep is very damaging to our body and brain.

Matthew Walker, professor of neuroscience and psychology at UC Berkeley, explains why you should stop admiring people who sleep poorly.

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Professor Matthew Walker wants to open your eyes… then send you to bed.

Walker also wrote “Why We Sleep”, a book that can change (and extend) your life.