Publications of Interest

White Paper “Sleepiness at the Wheel”

Preface: Manuel Valls, French Minsiter of Interior Affairs


Authors/ Panel of European Sleep Experts:
Torbjorn Akerstedt, Claudio Bassetti, Fabio Cirignotta, Diego García-Borreguero, Marta Gonçalves, Jim Horne, Damien Léger, Markku Partinen, Thomas Penzel, Pierre Philip, Joris C. Verster.


The book was published in 2013 in cooperation with the French Motorway Companies (ASFA) and the National Institute of Sleep and Vigilance (INSV).

Download: English version | French version| Bilingual version

Sleep in the Fine Arts

by Lilia Curzi-Dascalova and Lucien Curzi
Paris, 2012

Story of sleep representation in arts; draws on myths, sacred (Old and New Testaments, Quran, Buddhism) and literary texts. Dreams, nightmares, siesta, awakening. 165 images.

PROGRESS IN BRAIN RESEARCH, Vol. 185. Human Sleep and Cognition,
Part I: Basic Research
Edited by Gerard A. Kerkhof and Hans P.A. Van Dongen. Elsevier (London), 2010. ISBN: 978-0-444-53702-7.

PROGRESS IN BRAIN RESEARCH, Vol. 190. Human Sleep and Cognition,
Part II: Clinical and Applied Research
Edited by Hans P.A. Van Dongen and Gerard A. Kerkhof. Elsevier (London), 2011. ISBN: 978-0-4444-53817-8.

Book review by Thomas J. Balkin (SLEEP, 2012, 35: 584) available at:

Scholle, S and Feldmann-Ulrich, E. Polysomnographischer Atlas der Schlaf-Wach-Stadien im Entwicklungsgang vom Säuglings- zum Jugendalter. Polysomnographic Atlas of Sleep-Wake States During Development from Infancy to Adolescence. 2nd. ed. in German and Englisch. ecomed Medizin, Landsberg, Germany, 2012.

The complexity of sleep

Royal Society Publishing has published “The complexity of sleep”, compiled and edited by Thomas Wennekers, Peter Achermann and Eckehard Olbrich. See for further details including a FREE video podcast available at
or go straight to the issue contents at .
The print issue is available at the special price of £47.50. You can order this online via the above web page (enter special code TA 1952 when prompted) or, alternatively, you can contact .


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