The Science of Timing

Most people accept that there are better or worse times for certain types of activities. But recent research suggests that we'd be well-served by taking a more tactical approach to how we plan our days. Dan Pink addresses timing in his latest book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. It offers a number of useful insights you can apply today.  

 Photo by  Loic Djim

Photo by Loic Djim

"[T]he performance change between the daily high point and the daily low point can be equivalent to the effect on performance of drinking the legal limit of alcohol," according to Russell Foster, a neuroscientist and chronobiologist at the University of Oxford.

Fear not: you can ignore the click-bait style title of the book. As with the other topics that Dan Pink has addressed, he's created a sufficiently rigorous, but readable manuscript. 

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

Interview with Dan Pink

Dan Pink Site

 

 

 

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