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    Hello!

    Say if I was going to sleep for 8 hours... If I went to bed at 1am and woke up at 9am, I'd feel more tired compared to if I went to bed at 10pm and woke up at 6am.

    It's still 8 hours, so why is this? Is it because you're going to sleep earlier so it feels like you've been asleep longer, or is it because through certain hours you're more likely to sleep better?

    It's weird. Ahaha.
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    I think it relates more to what sleep patterns you're used to. Also, actvity around you such as cars outside, light and other people moving around the house would men you don't get such a deep sleep, so although you are in bed just as long the quality of your sleep isn't as good.
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    (Original post by timmy-scott)
    Hello!

    Say if I was going to sleep for 8 hours... If I went to bed at 1am and woke up at 9am, I'd feel more tired compared to if I went to bed at 10pm and woke up at 6am.

    It's still 8 hours, so why is this? Is it because you're going to sleep earlier so it feels like you've been asleep longer, or is it because through certain hours you're more likely to sleep better?

    It's weird. Ahaha.
    Supposedly, the very best hours of sleep are from midnight till about two in the morning, maybe from 11 till 2. (It's probably to do with alignment with the conditions in the ancestral environment.) There have been interesting articles recently about sleep and how historically sleep has been divided into two chunks (with an hour or so of wakefulness in the middle of the night) - I've seen historical evidence to that effect myself well before having read these articles - it's very interesting.
 
 
 
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