What do you have in common with the greatest minds the world has ever seen? The need to dos!

The science of sleep and its effects on creativity, productivity and sanity is receiving a boat load of press lately so we thought we should share this with you.

The sleeping habbits of some of your favourite artists, musicians & writers might surprise you.

“The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are inventively illustrated in this New York infographic based on Mason Currey’s Daily Rituals: How Artists Work.* The infographic seems to debunk the myth that geniuses stay up through the wee hours working manically, and that you’re more creative when you’re tired–most of these 27 luminaries got a wholesome eight hours a night.” – Fastcodesign.com

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History's Greatest MindsSource: New York