Publications of Interest


White Paper "Sleepiness at the Wheel"

Preface: Manuel Valls, French Minsiter of Interior Affairs

Authors/ Panel of European Sleep Experts:
Torbjorn Akerstedt, Claudio Bassetti, Fabio Cirignotta, Diego García-Borreguero, Marta Gonçalves, Jim Horne, Damien Léger, Markku Partinen, Thomas Penzel, Pierre Philip, Joris C. Verster.

The book was published in 2013 in cooperation with the French Motorway Companies (ASFA) and the National Institute of Sleep and Vigilance (INSV).

Download: English versionFrench version | Bilingual version


Sleep in the Fine Arts

by Lilia Curzi-Dascalova and Lucien Curzi
Paris, 2012

Story of sleep representation in arts; draws on myths, sacred (Old and New Testaments, Quran, Buddhism) and literary texts. Dreams, nightmares, siesta, awakening. 165 images.
English-French


PROGRESS IN BRAIN RESEARCH, Vol. 185. Human Sleep and Cognition,
Part I: Basic Research

Edited by Gerard A. Kerkhof and Hans P.A. Van Dongen. Elsevier (London), 2010. ISBN: 978-0-444-53702-7.

PROGRESS IN BRAIN RESEARCH, Vol. 190. Human Sleep and Cognition,
Part II: Clinical and Applied Research

Edited by Hans P.A. Van Dongen and Gerard A. Kerkhof. Elsevier (London), 2011. ISBN: 978-0-4444-53817-8.

Book review by Thomas J. Balkin (SLEEP, 2012, 35: 584) available at:
http://www.journalsleep.org/ViewAbstract.aspx?pid=28474


Scholle, S and Feldmann-Ulrich, E. Polysomnographischer Atlas der Schlaf-Wach-Stadien im Entwicklungsgang vom Säuglings- zum Jugendalter. Polysomnographic Atlas of Sleep-Wake States During Development from Infancy to Adolescence. 2nd. ed. in German and Englisch. ecomed Medizin, Landsberg, Germany, 2012.


The complexity of sleep

Royal Society Publishing has published "The complexity of sleep", compiled and edited by Thomas Wennekers, Peter Achermann and Eckehard Olbrich. See http://bit.ly/mYSPmg for further details including a FREE video podcast available at http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/369/1952/3697/suppl/DC1 
or go straight to the issue contents at http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/369/1952.toc .
The print issue is available at the special price of £47.50. You can order this online via the above web page (enter special code TA 1952 when prompted) or, alternatively, you can contact debbie.vaughan@royalsociety.org .