Sara Mednick

In this interview with HCPLive, sleep expert Sara Mednick, PhD, shared insight from her research that led to her authoring a new book The Power of the Downstate, where she dives deeper into the mechanisms at play that are so beneficial, and how they extend beyond sleep. … Sara Mednick, PhD, is a professor of cognitive science in the School of Social Sciences at University of California, Irvine (UCI) where she runs the Sleep and Cognition Lab. 

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