Wellness

How to Determine Your Chronotype and Ideal Sleep Schedule

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 2 min read

As mammals, human beings require regular sleep in accordance with an internal circadian clock. However, circadian rhythms vary from one person to the next. If you’re a morning person, your ideal wake time might be hopelessly early for someone else who is a night owl. This natural rhythm of waking and sleeping determines your chronotype.