Human Sleep and Cognition, Part II, Volume 190

1st Edition

Clinical and Applied Research

Serial Volume Editors: Hans Van Dongen Gerard Kerkhof
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444538178
eBook ISBN: 9780444538185
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 16th May 2011
Page Count: 232
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Table of Contents

Dedication

Preface

Cognition in circadian rhythm sleep disorders

Abbreviations

Introduction

Circadian biology

Cognition and circadian rhythms

Circadian preference and cognitive performance

Circadian rhythm sleep disorders

Concluding remarks

Sleep–wake changes and cognition in neurodegenerative disease

Abbreviations

Introduction

Sleep–wake changes in normal aging

Sleep–wake changes in neurodegenerative disease

Sleep and cognition

Treatments for sleep–wake disturbance in neurodegenerative diseases

Summary

Acknowledgments

Cognition and daytime functioning in sleep-related breathing disorders

Introduction

Mechanisms of cognitive impairment in OSA

Daytime function

Other factors associated with cognitive decline in sleep-related breathing disorders

Conclusion

Cognitive recovery following positive airway pressure (PAP) in sleep apnea

Introduction

OSAHS treatment

Neurobehavioral deficits in OSAHS

Cognitive domains and OSAHS

Models of neuropsychological deficits in OSAHS

Alteration in brain morphology and cognitive function

Neurobehavioral recovery after PAP

Changes in brain structure and function after PAP

Conclusions and future directions

Effects of the use of hypnotics on cognition

Introduction

Hypnotics

Acute effects

Residual effects

Long-term effects

Novel hypnotics

Summary and conclusion

Effects of caffeine on sleep and cognition

Introduction

Caffeine and sleep deprivation

Caffeine and recovery sleep

Caffeine and self-imposed sleep deprivation

Caffeine, sleepiness, and work quality

Remaining issues

Concl


Description

There is a critical, bidirectional relationship between sleep and cognition, yet the literature in this area is scattered, and it is surprisingly difficult to find a comprehensive overview of the basic principles, latest discoveries, and outstanding challenges.

This issue of Progress in Brain Research is split over 2 volumes, bringing together cutting-edge research on the topic in the basic, clinical and applied sciences. The 2 volumes review current knowledge and understanding, provide a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and build a platform for further research and discovery.

Key Features

  • Leading authors review the state-of-the-art in their field of investigation, and provide their views and perspectives for future research
  • Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered
  • All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist
  • Readership

    Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists


    Details

    No. of pages:
    232
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © Elsevier Science 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Elsevier Science
    eBook ISBN:
    9780444538185
    Hardcover ISBN:
    9780444538178

    About the Serial Volume Editors

    Hans Van Dongen Serial Volume Editor

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Washington State University Spokane, USA

    Gerard Kerkhof Serial Volume Editor

    Affiliations and Expertise

    University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands