TEDxAmsterdam 2012 Eus van Someren Lying Awake with Insomnia

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1. 10 percent suffer from insomnia

1.1. In neuroscience we tried to find what make people 'sensitive' sleepers

2. Stream is down

2.1. Stream is back up again

3. Activation of the brain

3.1. Built up from local 'networks'

3.2. Go 1 stap up the ladder

3.2.1. Brain is too responsive

3.2.2. activate the brain by trying to solve something

3.2.3. Insomniacs don't activate enough

3.3. Go up even 1 step further

3.3.1. Insomniacs don't get the signal that they can stop doing things

3.3.1.1. and that the next thing is falling asleep..

3.4. EEG is genetically determined

3.5. Insomnia complaints come from very different parts of the brains

3.5.1. So there are maybe many types of insomnia

3.6. Need everybodies help to solve it

4. Donate, in a unique way

4.1. Don't donate money, donate information

4.2. What they need

4.2.1. How you sleep

4.2.2. whenyou sleep

4.2.3. your patterns

4.3. what goes on in the brains of insomniacs

4.3.1. as there maybe many times of insomnia

4.3.2. Let's help them!

5. About

5.1. ... this map

5.1.1. Use the + and - buttons to expand/ collapse topics

5.1.2. Hover over the notes icon to read attached notes

5.1.3. Look our for link icons like this one get more information

5.2. ...the author

5.2.1. Eus van Someren

5.2.1.1. Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam

5.3. ...this talk

5.3.1. Themes

5.3.2. Related talks

5.3.3. Reactions

6. Navigation

6.1. Back to overview map

6.2. Back to the program map

7. documentary maker

7.1. 'Wide awake' about his own sleep

7.1.1. Alan Berliner

7.1.1.1. he is an insomniac

7.1.1.2. in dialogue with his psych.

7.1.2. in 2006

7.1.3. more information on IMDB

7.2. All alan hears is pounding

7.2.1. makes him crazy

7.3. most people fall asleep in <15 minutes

7.4. How do you know when you are going to fall asleep?

7.4.1. When you are feeling the most comfortable as you can be

7.4.2. that you love the way your bed feels

8. Video was a sleeping brain

8.1. Is brain switched off during sleep? Nope

8.2. Talk dedicated to all insomniacs

8.3. What do we really want to know?

8.3.1. Why do some people sleep light and others do not?

8.3.2. Measuring neurons is difficult

8.3.2.1. Can't really go into the brain

8.3.2.2. So we record signals externally

8.4. What determines how deep we sleep?

8.4.1. Sleep spindles (blue line)

8.4.2. Slow waves (red line)

8.4.3. What part of the brain determines that?

8.4.3.1. We used MRI