Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Alice Gregory is a highly respected expert on sleep throughout development. She has been researching sleep for more than a decade and has published more than 100 articles on this and associated topics. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Oxford, her PhD at the Institute of Psychiatry, London, and is currently a Professor at Goldsmiths, University of London. Alice collaborates widely with other sleep experts throughout the world, and has the latest research on sleep at her fingertips. She excels in the public communication of science, contributing regularly to BBC Focus Magazine. Her articles for The Conversation website have been republished in numerous international outlets, include Sud Ouest, The Independent and the Daily Mail, and Alice has also published pieces in the Guardian.
While extolling the virtues of sleep and its fundamental importance to our health, Gregory reveals some interesting tidbits. * Science * Nodding Off is a well paced and engaging read. * Chemistry World * A revealing new book [...] covers every aspect of sleep [...] For those who have insomnia, this book may help, since knowledge is power. * The Scotsman * Professor Alice Gregory [...] has proved that sleep science, far from being an exhausted topic, is an endlessly fascinating rabbit hole of surprising facts, discoveries and counter-intuitions. * Sleep Junkies * Shares real life stories as well as insightful discussions with other sleep experts to answer key questions on all things sleep and sleeplessness. * OM Yoga and Lifestyle * Alice Gregory has written an engaging and accessible book that guides the reader through sleep-related issues from birth until old age. This is no dry academic tome but instead a lively tour of all aspects of sleep from an expert in the field. Highly recommended! -- Chris French, Professor of Psychology and Head of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit, Goldsmiths, University of London I sat reading Nodding Off during the course of a few sleepless, heavily jet-lagged nights. In its pages, Alice Gregory offers a compendious journey through the ages of sleep. Her expertise and passion for the subject infuses this most readable book. It is an authoritative addition to this often-neglected field. * Ben Holden, editor of Bedtime Stories for Grown-Ups, Poems That Make Grown Men Cry and Poems That Make Grown Women Cry. * Sleep matters! That is the battle cry of Nodding Off. Everyone who wants a good night's sleep should read Alice Gregory's excellent book on the science of sleep from birth through adulthood. -- Jodi A. Mindell, author of Sleeping Through the Night and Chair of the Pediatric Sleep Council and website BabySleep.com