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Six Curious Facts About Night Owls

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Some people reach their maximum energy point after dark. It’s estimated that about 20 percent of people possess this chronotype . They experience serious difficulties in functioning first thing in the morning. As a matter of fact, they spend their whole lives fighting their own i...

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Many people think that night owls choose to have a sleep schedule out of step with the social norm. They think they lack the will to go to sleep and get up early.

In fact, several investigations have shown thatthe chronotype is, to a large extent, genetically determined. These people are b...

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This means they need to fall asleep and get up several hours later than is desirable  in accordance with social conventions.

When these people are allowed to choose their sleep schedule, they enjoy adequate rest in quantity and quality. However, having to go against their natural tendency m...

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We generally tend to think of early risers as more energetic and productive. Nevertheless, this isn’t entirely true.

In fact, if we talk about the number of hours that an individual can remain alert and mentally agile, the night owls win. In addition, some studies have found that, after ten...

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Sudies  show that, in tests that measure general intelligence (the so-called G factor), night owls obtain higher scores than their morning counterparts.

Despite this advantage in intelligence and the fact that their inductive reasoning capacity seems to be superior, nocturn...

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Night owls are more creative

It seems that night owls tend to be more creative kinds of people. As a matter of fact, they use lateral thinking more than morning people . In other words, they show an advantage when it comes to finding alternative solutions and applying different and original points of view.

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However, not everything is positive. In fact, research has suggested that night owls are more prone to diabetes, obesity, stress, psychological and neurological disorders. They’re even ten percent more likely to die earlier than early risers. This is closely related to their inab...

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However, not everything is positive. In fact, research has suggested that night owls are more prone to diabetes, obesity, stress, psychological and neurological disorders . They’re even ten percent...

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