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Users Need Less Sleep With This Mask
NeuroOn is a brainwave-monitoring sleeping mask that enables wearers to develop polyphasic sleep patterns.
What’s polyphasic, you ask? Polyphasic sleep refers to the practice of sleeping multiple times in a 24-hour period—usually more than two, in contrast to biphasic sleep (twice per day) or monophasic sleep (once per day). Polyphasic sleepers combine night-time snoozes with small naps in the daytime — the goal is to reduce the amount of sleep required. Some practitioners even reduce their sleeping time to just two hours in every 24 without feeling tired. Supposedly, Leonardo Da Vinci, Nikolai Tesla, Winston Churchill and Napoleon all kept such regimens.
The NeuroOn features EEG, EMG and EOG sensors that detect brainwave activity, muscle tension and eye movements, and uses algorithms to determine sleepers’ individual patterns. The mask wakes users up at the exact moment their REM sleep ends, leaving them feeling refreshed rather than groggy.
Would you consider one of these masks to hack your sleep?