Sleep hacks: Using science to improve your sleep

How much sleep do you need to be maximally productive? This course explores the science behind sleep. You will emerge more informed on the science of what happens as you spend that time in bed, as well as how to start creating your own experiments with sleep so you can make the most of your productive time without feeling frazzled.

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   Teacher: John Robin

 

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Course plan

Lesson 1. How Many Hours Do You Need in Bed, and Why?
Lesson 2. Sleep Broken Down to Its Most Fundamental Level
Lesson 3. Drawing Deep From the REM Well
Lesson 4. Biphasic Sleep, Polyphasic Sleep, and Napping
Lesson 5. The Myth about Accumulating and Repaying Your Sleep Debt
Lesson 6. The Relaxation Response
Lesson 7. Surfing the Circadian Waves
Lesson 8. Breaking Free of the Antisleep Psychology Lockhold
Lesson 9. Unleashing Micro-habits on Your Sleep Life
Lesson 10. Becoming Your Own Sleep Laboratory
+ Quiz

 

Format

Starting tomorrow, you will receive a new lesson straight to your inbox every morning for 10 days. Lessons take just 5 minutes to read, and each course is followed by fun, knowledge-testing quiz.

 

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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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