Conference

Sleep medicine, art and literature – ars longa, vita brevis

4 Feb 2020

Regular hours

Tue, 04 Feb
08:30 – 17:30

Cost of entry

£35 - £180

Travel Information

  • Nearest tube Bond Street or Oxford Circus

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Join us as we explore the links between sleep, sleep disorders and all forms of art, literature, and music including modern digital media.

About

We will look at the effect of music in the sleeping brain, the portrayal of sleep and sleep disorders within works of art, the perils and pleasures of sleep apps and their effect on the public perception of sleep and the literature of dreams.

Attendees can expect to:

  • Understand public perception of sleep and sleep disorders and the role that the arts play
  • The effect of specific musical frequencies upon the sleeping brain
  • The impact of modern digital media upon sleep and circadian rhythm
  • The portrayal of sleep and dream within art, literature, and film

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