Only recently have we discovered the power of sleep and the impact sleepless nights can have on our overall brain health. That’s why as a leader in the study of brain health and performance, The Ohio State University Neurological Institute is excited to partner with Arianna Huffington to learn about her newest book.

HuffingtonFeatureImageArianna Huffington is the president and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Thrive. Her newest book THE SLEEP REVOLUTION centers on her belief that we are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis that has profound implications for mental and physical health.

Our concentration, coordination, memory and mood suffer without proper rest. And, recent studies show that sleeping less than seven or eight hours a night has been linked to cognitive decline, memory loss and possibly even Alzheimer's Disease. Arianna will discuss how changing our relationship with sleep delivers stunning benefits to our mood, memory, pain sensitivity and other cognitive functions.

Friday, May 13
Noon-1 p.m.

$50 General Admission
Ticket cost includes lunch and a copy of The Sleep Revolution.

The Ohio Union at The Ohio State University
1739 N. High Street
Columbus


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More about Arianna Huffington and THE SLEEP REVOLUTION

In her #1 New York Times bestseller Thrive, Huffington Post cofounder and editor in chief Arianna Huffington told the story of the day she collapsed from exhaustion, and how that became her wake-up call. She realized that, contrary to our collective delusion, burnout is not the necessary price we have to pay for success. Thrive kicked off a global dialogue about redefining success through well-being, wisdom, wonder and giving, and as Arianna toured the world to talk about the book, she noted one topic kept coming up again and again: sleep. The importance of sleep as a gateway to a more fulfilling way of living struck such a powerful chord that she realized it needed a much fuller exploration.

In her new book, THE SLEEP REVOLUTION: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time, Arianna illustrates how the combination of the myth that burning out is the necessary price for accomplishment and success, along with the distractions of a 24/7 wired world, has imperiled our sleep as never before, resulting in a global sleep deprivation crisis. She goes on to show the crucial role that sleep plays in our every waking moment—and how we can harness its power to improve every aspect of our lives.

More about Ohio State’s Neurological Institute

Ohio State’s Neurological Institute brings together more than 180 dedicated physicians and neuroscience experts from the departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neuroscience. Together, this team provides a comprehensive continuum of care across the outpatient, acute, rehabilitation and behavioral health settings for patients with brain and nervous system conditions. We are also eagerly awaiting the opening of our state-of-the-art Brain and Spine Hospital next fall to enhance the delivery of care in a healing environment.

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