Concha nasalis

April 28, 2012
by alvaro

Day 51 – Sleep, turbinates and the nasal cycle

Adaptation to the Everyman polyphasic sleeping schedule continues after the short break while traveling last week.  Here are some things I learned this week: [fact_quote]Have you noticed that your body has a preference for falling asleep on one side?  Or … Continue reading

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

March 30, 2012
by alvaro

Days 22/23 – On caving and chronobiology

Day 22: Things seem to be getting easier.  The morning hours are quite productive even if naps don’t always fall into place. (2012/03/29, (3:30, 6, “just woke up”), (3:55, 7.5, “learning Object Oriented Programming“), (5:27, 6), (5:40,7), (6:20,5,”heavy eyes, sleepy”), … Continue reading

March 26, 2012
by alvaro

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