Saturday, June 4, 2011

How much sleep do you get?

I would like to research something. I am curious to see how much sleep the average person gets. National studies say we should all get at least 8 hours of sleep a day but how many of us actually follow that guideline. Personally Im really good with getting at least 8 hours of sleep a day and only occasionally feel really tired when I wake up. I feel that Im probably a minority, but you never know. Let me know.

Friday, June 3, 2011

What is it that Ill be doing?

Starting June 17th I will take it upon myself to attempt the most morally challenging thing I will ever have to face. I will be attempting the Uberman sleep schedule. For all those who are not familiar with polyphasic sleep schedules, let me explain. I read on the internet(mostly Wikipedia), that a person can drastically change their sleep schedule by sleeping in half an hour shifts. For example, I will be attempting to sleep a half an hour every 4 hours I am awake. Why would I do this? Well, By taking half an hour power naps, you are able to skip out on the core 8 hours of sleep your body usually requires. That's about 2 hours of sleep every day! During this process of changing my sleep schedule and adapting to a new one, I will be blogging about everything I experience, so you guys will know exactly how I feel the whole time. I will be constantly posting(still unsure how often) so please follow me!