Owls vs. Larks

So many people have trouble getting enough sleep between eleven at night and seven in the morning because sleeping from eleven to seven isn’t what people were designed to do.

In this week’s New Yorker, Elizabeth Kolbert writes about insomnia and the history of sleep (which the BBC also did about a year ago), and it’s exciting until it’s depressing, and then it’s over. Recall that almost everything about sleep is horrible.

Previously: Lauren O’Neal’s Guide to Natural Sleep Aids.

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