Why do we humans strive to get eight hours of sleep a night? I never really questioned it when my parents held it as the golden standard. It’s something I took as a fact of life. But did humans always sleep that way? Turns out, we didn’t. Our obsession with getting seven to nine hours of uninterrupted sleep is a...
Sleeping eight hours a night may be the norm now but it wasn’t always that way. So see what happens when a reporter tries his hand at segmented sleep.