Can’t Snooze Through the Night? Here’s What Sleep Doctors Think About Alternative Sleep Schedules

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Director of the UArizona Sleep and Health Research Program and BIO5 member Dr. Michael Grandner explains the biology behind a good nights sleep and gives suggestions for adjusting your sleep schedule. He also traces our decline in daytime napping to the start of the industrial revolution, which solidified the monophasic sleep pattern (sleeping in one bout per night) that’s most common today.