What’s your natural sleep pattern?

Learning to work with your chronotype can help you understand more about your sleep


What's your natural sleep pattern?

The time we naturally want to go to bed and get up is largely down to our ‘chronotype’, the scientific categorisation for whether you’re an owl or a lark – and it’s largely down to genetics.

Knowing your chronotype, and the type of people that you live with, is a useful scheduling tool.

Find out more in our current issue’s sleep dossier and take the University of Munich’s chronotypes test here.

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