Most of us are on what is called a “monophasic” sleep schedule: we sleep 6-8 hours, get up, stay up for 16-18 hours, and go through it all over again. That’s what people do, right? Not everyone. “Polyphasic” sleepers are those who sleep multiple times throughout a 24-hour period.
Why Go Polyphasic?
People suffering from concentration difficulties or depression report improvements in their focus and mood after adopting a polyphasic sleep schedule. Those suffering from insomnia have also reported improvements in their sense of restfulness after switching from a monophasic to a …