An examination of timing, and how we can master it

An undeniably smart book, guaranteed to make you think about your current timetable

28th January, 2018
Winston Churchill, a famous exponent of the midday nap Pic: Getty

SCIENCE: When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, By Daniel H Pink, Canongate, €25

Winston Churchill is generally credited with inventing the concept of a ‘power nap’. Even in the darkest days of World War II, he insisted on sleeping after lunch for at least an hour and often more. “No halfway measures,” he once told a journalist. “Take off your clothes and get into bed . . . You will be able...

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