Recording by: WRUF (Gainesville, Florida)
Title: Point of View: Interview of Dr. Wilse Webb
Identification: Tape recording 137
File name: WRUF 33
Originally recorded on reel to reel tape at 7.5 ips
Digitally reformatted in February 2008
This tape is a recording of the series “Point of View.” The host is Dr. Michael Gannon and the guest is Dr. Wilse Webb a professor of psychology at the University of Florida and an internationally known authority on sleep. Gannon begins by mentioning Webb’s book Sleep: The Gentle Tyrant (1975). Webb answers questions about the nature of sleep, why we need to sleep, how much sleep is needed, why some people have difficulty sleeping, and the nature of dreams. She also talks about encephalogram (EEG) studies on brain waves and dream states.