Late sleeper? Science has your back.

You’re not alone if you’re a late riser. 40 percent of the population doesn’t naturally fit in the 11PM – 7AM sleep schedule.

We all have an internal clock that keeps us on a consistent sleep and wake cycle. But the key finding is that everyone’s clock is not the same. Most people fall in the middle, preferring to sleep around 11 pm to 7 am. But many — perhaps 40 percent of the population — don’t naturally fit in this schedule.

According to Camilla Kring (founder of the B-society), small changes could make a huge impact. “Just by changing your schedule by an hour or two, it can result in having more sleep, higher productivity,” she says. In this view, workplaces ought to be more accommodating of chronotypes.

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