YOUR ANCESTORS DIDN T SLEEP LIKE YOU SLUMBERWISE

By | April 4, 2017

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You – SlumberWise

Ok, maybe your grandparents probably slept like you. And your great, great-grandparents. But once you go back before the 1800s, sleep starts to look a lot different. Your ancestors slept in a way that modern sleepers would find bizarre – they slept twice. And so can you. The History The existence
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Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You, page 1

His research found that we didn’t always sleep in one eight hour chunk. We used to sleep in two shorter periods, over a longer range of night. This range was about 12 hours long, and began with a sleep of three to four hours, wakefulness of two to three hours, then sleep again until morning.
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Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You – Are We Doing It Wrong?

Ekirch’s research found that we didn’t always sleep for an average of 8 hours straight. Instead we would sleep in two shorter periods throughout the night. All sleep would occur within a 12 hour time frame that started with 3 or 4 hours of sleep, followed by being awake for 3 …
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Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You – Are We Doing It Wrong?

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You – Are We Doing It Wrong? Facebook. Evidence continues to emerge, both scientific and historical, suggesting that the way in which the majority of us currently sleep may not a… Evidence continues to emerge, both scientific and historical, suggesting that the way in which the majority of us currently sleep may not actually be good for us. In 2001
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Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You – SlumberWise

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You – SlumberWise: Can you imagine a recruit trying to explain this to a drill sergeant as an excuse for lying abed?
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Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You or… – Manchester

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You – SlumberWise Once you go back before the 1800s, sleep starts to look a lot different. Your ancestors slept in a way that modern sleepers would find bizarre.
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Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You – Democratic Underground

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You The existence of our sleeping twice per night was first uncovered by Roger Ekirch, professor of History at Virginia Tech. His research found that we didn’t always sleep in one eight hour chunk.
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Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You ~ Revolutions

I recently came across an article by SlumberWise, called “Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You.” The discussion within the article prompts us to look at sleep in way that has been forgotten for centuries.
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SlumberWise – Page 6 of 9 – Sleep tight, every night

Once you go back before the 1800s, sleep starts to look a lot different. Your ancestors slept in a way that modern sleepers would find bizarre. Your ancestors slept in …
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