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Brain Scans Reveal Why “Night Owls” Have It Rough in a 9-to-5 Society: Study

by Sarah Sloat, INVERSE

The results explain why we need to “create more flexibility in our society.”

The 9-to-5 workday originated with American labor unions in the 1800s, and today, the eight-hour workday is the norm. But however normalized the schedule, it is directly opposed to something more powerful: biology.

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