The many forgotten benefits of segmented sleep — Quartz

Sleeping for an uninterrupted eight hours a night is not, in fact, natural human behavior. Last week, writer Jesse Barron described in the New York Times how she accidentally fell into a pattern of “segmented sleep,” a routine that was standard for centuries until the late 19th century. The practice—which typically involved going to bed…

via The many forgotten benefits of segmented sleep — Quartz

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