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Archive for October 15, 2015

‘Paleo’ style sleep? Think again…

'Paleo' sleep? Sorry, pre-modern people don't get more Zzzzs than we do

It’s tempting to believe that people these days aren’t getting enough sleep, living as we do in our well-lit houses with TVs blaring, cell phones buzzing, and a well-used coffee maker in every kitchen. But new evidence reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on October 15 shows that three ancient groups of hunter-gatherers–living in different parts of the world without any of those trappings of modern life–don’t get any more sleep than we do.

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