City Dwellers and Hunter-Gatherers Have Similar Sleep Habits

We tend to blame the fruits of industrialized society – the Internet, mobile devices, long hours in the office — for stripping us of a good night’s rest. But are we really sleeping less now compared with our distant relatives, before iPads and PowerPoint presentations were invented?

According to a provocative new study, the answer is no. A UCLA-led team of researchers analyzed the sleep patterns of people living in three tropical, preindustrial societies still thriving today in Bolivia an

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