polyphasic sleep

blogging a polyphasic sleep experiment

1 min, 122 words

Starting June 2006, for just over a year, I tried a modified polyphasic sleep regimen, and blogged about it here.

An excerpt from that page...

Polyphasic sleep refers to a practice of getting sleep needs met through multiple (often very short) sleep sessions instead of the usual single night-time sleep session.

As has happened in other realms, the Internet allowed the relatively few individuals interested in such ideas to publicly share information and experiences, which exposed many others to these ideas. I stumbled across Steve Pavlina’s blog account of his 5 months of a polyphasic schedule sleeping 20 minutes every 4 hours, was fascinated and curious, and decided to try a modified version that fit my life...