We all know that sleep is essential, but after years of scientific research, we still don’t know exactly why. Wonderfest and Ask a Scientist join us for an eye-opening discussion on sleep. Dr. Matthew Walker, associate professor of psychology at UC Berkeley’s Sleep and Neuroimaging Laboratory, presents cutting-edge discoveries suggesting that sleep is a highly active process, essential for improving brain functions including learning, memory, creativity, and emotional regulation. This event is presented in partnership with Chabot Space & Science Center and Wonderfest, the Bay Area Beacon of Science.
7:00 pm: Wine & Light Food Reception
8:00 pm: Presentation
Speaker: Matt Walker, Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, UC Berkeley
Location: Chabot Space & Science Center, Tien Megadome Theater: 10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland
Cost: $15 for presentation only; $25 for presentation PLUS general musem admission. Buy tickets here.
Eats: Beer and wine will be available for purchase before the presentation, starting at 7pm.
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