Sleep – Who Needs It?
Researchers (connected to the US military, of course) are testing whether we really need as much sleep as we currently are accustomed to. They’re testing technologies to make our sleeptime more efficient.
Having 50% more “conscious lifetime” might sound like an appealing proposition to anyone with a hectic schedule. This could be achieved not necessarily by living longer, but by cutting down on the biggest time-waster of all: Sleep. Living life at 150% is an interesting proposal, but as Jessa Gamble debates in her essay at Aeon Magazine, “are we brave enough to embrace it?”
Would you embrace it?