Archive for August, 2010:

Polyphasic sleep 2010, day 18 & a dilemma

It is now day 18 of my polyphasic sleep experiment. I have gone through a fairly rough ride this far, and I am not fully adapted (which is as expected). For more than a week now, I have felt like my naps are incredibly refreshing. I have no problems falling asleep, sleeping or in general […]

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Polyphasic sleep 2010, day 9

This is the third part of my description of my new polyphasic sleep adaptation attempt. I will be detailing exactly what I am doing to measure how this adaptation proceeds and show some of the data I have gathered this far. Status First things first though. The last 72 hours have been miserable, especially day […]

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Polyphasic sleep 2010, day 6

Yesterday’s post sort of spilled over into this one. So, this will be part status report for the day, and part another chapter of the things I’d intended for the original post, about how I do my naps — what I changed from last time (hint: a lot), how to prepare, etc. Also today: how […]

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Polyphasic sleep, 2010 edition

Long-time readers will remember my experiments with polyphasic sleep last summer. For a few weeks I tried adapting to a new sleeping pattern, an equiphasic pattern with 6 naps per day and no longer sleep, known as the Uberman sleeping pattern to some. I failed. Which sucks, because for all the pain that the adaptation […]

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