Nat S Ford (natf) wrote,
Nat S Ford

BBC News - The myth of the eight-hour sleep

In 2001, historian Roger Ekirch of Virginia Tech published a seminal paper, drawn from 16 years of research, revealing a wealth of historical evidence that humans used to sleep in two distinct chunks.

BBC News - The myth of the eight-hour sleep

So, it is not me with my weird disrupted sleep non-pattern that is the non-conforming mutant - it is, instead, society!

Spotted here on friendly_crips.
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