humans, unlike other mammalian species, have the unique ability, consciously and cognitively, to override their internal biological clock and its rhythmic outputs. In other words, at least for humans, circadian rhythm is not entirely a matter of genetics. Within broad genetic constraints, humans can choose what time to go to bed and get up. Humans can choose to be night owls or morning larks.
Sunday, May 9, 2010
Night owls more intelligent, study shows
Night owls are more intelligent than morning larks, according to a study published in Psychology Today.
In fact, the later you go to bed, up until about half past midnight, the more intelligent you are likely to be.
Unlike other species,