Polyphasic

Polyphasic

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by 244 · October 23, 2014 at 3:40 AM

So I've been doing the paleo thing for about a year now, for general health. Its been great for just about everything, but I have a problem coming up. I'm going to need to work 2 shifts each week that require me to wake at 330 am. I generally go... (more)

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Sam_Knox 0 · June 01, 2012 at 4:35 PM

The only thing I can think of is waking/sleeping earlier during the rest of the week. If you could get in the habit of sleeping at 1130 PM, for example, you'd get 4 hours of sleep on the early shifts. Other than that, big swings in sleeping... (more)

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by 1260 · October 22, 2014 at 3:45 AM

I just brought home my twin infants from the hospital's NICU )they were born at 32-and-some-change weeks). Everyone is healthy and doing well, but this waking up every 3-4 hours is pretty draining. I expect that polyphasic sleep is not... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · August 03, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Many hunter gatherers actually wake up in the middle of the night and then sleep again (bi-phasic). I recall a journalist who stayed with the !Kung (or maybe it was Hadza) who went with the men for a middle of the night baboon hunt by moonlight.... (more)

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