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My polyphasic sleep experiment has been called to a halt.
I know what your are thinking… only 2 days in? “So, was it a success? of a Failure?”. Well, we’ll get to that answer shortly…
I went into this experiment with 2 hypothesis, one being absolute failure on day 3 or 4 due to sleep deprivation the other being success. Continue reading
I have so far found a couple of tools to help me on this journey – I have been using a ‘white noise’ recording which I found online. It’s a 26min recording of white noise designed to block out outside noises, after that 26min thre is a series of alarms/music etc in an ever increasing volume. I’m hoping that this will both help me get to sleep in my nap times and also help stop me over sleeping once I am asleep. Continue reading
The alarm went off at 2.30am and I woke surprisingly easy, although I did find myself lying in bed wondering why am I doing this.
I think the next couple of hours may be spent writing down some solid aims and ‘success criteria’ for this trial as that will almost certainly help me get out of bed from the next few sleeps when sleep deprivation takes hold. Continue reading
fter many years of thinking about it, today is the day I’m going to start a polyphasic sleep pattern. After lots of research, the pattern I have decided to go for is the Everyman schedule which consists of a core 3hour sleep, followed by 3 equally spaced 20min power naps throughout the day. This should be workable around my normal life to a reasonable extent. Continue reading