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A. Roger Ekirch

Numerous publications on the history of human sleep that have upended traditional notions of what constitutes "normal sleep," leading to profound changes in the practice of sleep disorders medicine, especially the treatment of the most common disorder, middle-of-the night insomnia, which afflicts 15% of adults in the U.S. and has been tied to a variety of other medical disorders.

Numerous publications on the history of human sleep that have upended traditional notions of what constitutes "normal sleep," leading to profound changes in the practice of sleep disorders medicine, especially the treatment of the most common disorder, middle-of-the night insomnia, which afflicts 15% of adults in the U.S. and has been tied to a variety of other medical disorders.