Are you someone who hates the thought of seeing the sun rise? Maybe you’re better off knocking out two hours of study even after a late-night party? Is this just who you are or do you have a say in the matter?
It turns out that your sleep habits may be out of your control. A few specific biological factors, including genetics, are responsible for the amount of sleep you need and the times of day when you feel most tired or alert.
Scientists call this internal clock the chronotype, and this genetic biological clock is responsible for not only when you wake up or go to sleep, but also personal traits like socializing and physical intimacy.
You can use your own specific chronotype to tweak your sleep health and productivity, such as by using it to stay productive around your peak hours. This science-backed test can help you find out more about your own circadian rhythm.
Take the Munich Chronotype Questionnaire
There are many sleep-related quizzes you can find on the web, but the Munich…