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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 11/05/2014 | 1765 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Project: Sleep

Episode 2: Mass Sleep

In den 1920er Jahren veränderten sich die Schlafgewohnheiten der Menschen drastisch: Auf der einen Seite entstand ein neues Nachtleben, bei dem bis in den Morgen gefeiert wurde, auf der anderen…

Mass Sleep
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 09/28/2014 | 10839 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Project: Sleep

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Project leadership:
Dr. Hannah Ahlheim
Location:
Göttingen (Germany)
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The Research Project
For thousands of years, sleep—and, thereby, dreams—have been subject to myriad myths, tales and images that try to grasp the “essence” of sleep and its significance for human existence. But even if sleep itself or our reasoning about it could be understood as an “anthropological constant”, the way in which sleep is thought of, described, scrutinized, measured, controlled and practiced has changed fundamentally over the last 130 years. The perception of the human being, of…