Episode of Series “The 21st Century”.
Presents a report on current research being done on various aspects of sleep. How much sleep human beings need, what happens to someone deprived of sleep, what sleep is like for the mentally ill, what causes sleepwalking and how to cure it and how much time each night is spent dreaming are among some of the questions dealt with in this film. Reporter: Walter Cronkite.
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Animals & Wildlife → Biological research
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Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Biology - Study and teaching
Educational & Instructional → Educational films
Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Body, Human
Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Dreams
Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Sleep
Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Dreams
Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biological research
Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Study and teaching
Mathematics, Science & Technology → Human biology
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)