December 1, 2021

The Science of Dreams and Importance of Dream Sleep for Cognition


December 1, 2021

11:00am to 12:30pm
The Science of Dreams and Importance of Dream Sleep for Cognition


Continuing Education Session: The Science of Dreams and Importance of Dream Sleep for Cognition

Presenter: Dr. Stuart Zola

Date: December 1, 2021

Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

CEU’s: 1.5 Core CEU’s

Cost: $25.00 Payable Online

Registration: Please register here.

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Certificate will be emailed following attendance.


Dr. Stuart Zola has had a continuing and extremely productive career and successful research program investigating the neurological foundation of memory and memory impairment. His work has been at the cutting edge of efforts to understand how memory is organized in the brain, and he has made increasingly important contributions to understanding memory functions and memory impairment. Dr. Zola is also internationally known and respected for his many roles in leadership, including Director of the Graduate Neuroscience Program at the University of California, San Diego, Director of the Yerkes National Primate Research Center at Emory University. He is a sought-after speaker and Master of Ceremonies, artfully combining his natural sense of humor and social acumen, his working knowledge of science, and his favorite hobby, sleight-of-hand magic.


At the end of the presentation, participants will understand the following:

Dream basics, including frequency, length, and the percent we remember

How caffeine, adenosine, and use of electronic devices impacts ability to sleep and dream

How blind people's dreams compare to those of sighted individuals

How sleep and dream patterns change with age and how quality of sleep impacts cognitive function

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