April 10, 2012
by alvaro
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5 reasons for polyphasic sleep?

Why would I pull myself out of bed at 2:30 am? Or even attempt a schedule with 2h30of sleep? There are 5 main reasons that keep me motivated. More time. Completing the 70 items on my todo list. Experiencing new states of mind and lucid dreaming. Challenging the accepted human limits and getting interesting results for my sponsors. Continue reading






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April 7, 2012
by alvaro
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Days 30/31 – One month of polyphasic sleep

Dear readers, First of all apologies for the long delay in my posts.  I’m working very hard while carrying out this experiment, and I haven’t managed to automate the data processing yet.  This combined with some travelling means I take … Continue reading






sleep schedule on everyman-3 with 3 naps

April 3, 2012
by alvaro
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Days 26/27 – Sleep deprivation and good citizenship

Day 26:  It was a difficult morning.  This was most likely due to yesterday’s strange naps (predominantly light sleep) which didn’t feel very re-energizing and left me tired through much of the day. (2012/04/02, (3:21,5, “eyes feel more irritated than … Continue reading






March 26, 2012
by alvaro
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Day 19 – French uncles, M. Jouvet and mole physiology

As expected I was tired (after oversleeping yesterday) but managed to make it through the morning.  Here’s the quick diary:  (2012/03/26, (3:30, 6, “just woke up”), (3:55, 7.5, “learning, coding”), (5:05, 7, “itchy eyes”), (5:21,6,”yawn, sleepy”), (5:45,4,”nodding off”), (6:41,4, “woke … Continue reading