Basics

Substances

There are several everyday consumables that may affect sleep latency or alter the amounts and depth of the sleep types. While monophasic sleepers may be […]

Polyphasic Sleep & Adaptation

Sleep Pressure and achieving SOREM REM and SWS sleep are both necessary for the body to function properly. While abstaining from them, sleep pressures build, […]

Biological Rhythms

Circadian Rhythm The Circadian Rhythm, also sometimes referred to as body clock, is a 24-hour rhythm aligned to the local sunrise and sunset times primarily […]

Social Considerations

IntroductionIt is important to factor in everything when deducing if it is a suitable time to start a polyphasic adaptation. Other humans can turn out […]

Working Life Considerations

IntroductionMany people do not work independently as freelancers and cannot set their own work schedules, so inevitably there will be times when people’s jobs or […]

Medical Cautions

IntroductionNumerous sleep-related medical conditions can make it significantly harder to adapt to polyphasic schedules and it may be not advisable to attempt adaptation for some […]

Dietary Considerations

IntroductionEating unhealthily, with few vegetables and foods with heavy fast carbohydrate (sugar/glucose) content, has been associated with bad sleep1. It’s therefore wise to actively manage […]

Introduction

IntroductionPolyphasic sleeping is the practice of sleeping more than once per day, in contrast to the monophasic sleep consisting of single sleep block which is […]

Sleep mechanics

Healthy sleep has a characteristic architecture, comprising of a number of sleep stages. In regular sleep, these stages occur in a specific order and each […]

Lifestyle considerations

IntroductionChoosing a correct and maintainable schedule is important but very specific to the life circumstances of the individual. There are several factors to consider, such […]