Horne JA and Östberg O. A self-assessment questionnaire to determine morningness-eveningness in human circadian rhythms. International Journal of. J Biol Rhythms. Feb;19(1) Validation of Horne and Ostberg morningness-eveningness questionnaire in a middle-aged population of French . “Validation of Horne and Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire in a Middle-Aged Population of French Workers”. Journal of Biological Rhythms

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Privacy Statement Term of Use. Access the deepest levels of sleep and stay asleep the whole night. Tobacco Control Tuberculosis Washington Letter. Night owls are more productive during the night, where as morning larks are more productive during the morning. Reduced versions of the MEQ have been reported in some studies e.

Zacharia T, et al. If you went to bed at 11pm, at what level of tiredness would you be? A self-assessment questionnaire to determine morningness-eveningness in human circadian rhythms”. Responses to the questions are combined to form a composite score that indicates the degree to which the respondent favors morning versus evening. Will wake up at usual time and will not fall asleep Will wake up at usual time and will doze thereafter Will wake up at usual time but will fall asleep again Will not wake up until later than usual Q Taillard J, et al.

A friend suggests that you do this one hour twice a week and the best time for him is between 7am — 8am. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not at all easy Not very easy Fairly easy Very easy. Assuming adequate environmental conditions, how easy do you find getting up in the mornings? People can now work and rest at whatever time they want.


One night you have to remain awake between 4am — 6am in order to carry out a night watch. Int Tinnitus J 19 1: Very tired Fairly tired Fairly refreshed Very refreshed Q8.

Subsequent researchers have created dveningness versions with four, [3] five, [4] evenintness six questions. Chronobiol Int 31 4: A friend suggests that you do this for one hour twice a week and the best time for him is between 10pm — 11pm. Very poor Fairly poor Fairly good Very good Q7. Fall Asleep Faster Build a rock solid sleep schedule that relaxes you quickly and deeply just before you go to bed, enabling you to fall asleep within minutes of going to bed.

Validated with oral temparature curves.

American Thoracic Society – Morningness -Eveningness Questionnaire (MEQ)

Journal of Biological Rhythms 19 questionnsire Whether we are larks or owls tends to change as we age. Wikiversity has learning resources about Morning-Eveningness Questionnaire The morningness—eveningness questionnaire MEQ is a self-assessment questionnaire developed by researchers James A.

Which one of the following events are evenijgness most likely to experience? You wish to be at your peak performance for a test which you know is going to be mentally exhausting and lasting for two hours.

Wake Up Refreshed Fine tune your inner body clock so that you wake up after a great nights sleep feeling fully refreshed and alert, without needing to use an alarm clock. Not al all dependent Slightly dependent Ostbeg dependent Very dependent Q4. Not al all dependent Slightly dependent Fairly dependent Very dependent. Sack R, et al.

You have decided to engage in some physical exercise. Definitely a morning type Rather more a morning than an evening type Rather more an evening than a morning type Definitely an evening type. Very poor Fairly poor Fairly good Very good. A study in examined differences between evening and morning types in the timing of melatonin and core body temperature rhythms as well as objective and subjective sleepiness rhythms in a controlled laboratory protocol. If there is a specific time at which you have to get up in the morning, to what extent are you dependant on being woken up by an alarm clock?


You have to do two hours of hard physical work. Vineland Social Maturity Scale. Seldom or never later Less than one hour later 1 — 2 hours later More than two hours later. The evening types had significantly later timed rhythms for all these variables, particularly that of maximum alertness, which occurred, on average, in the middle of the day for morning types but only four hours before bedtime for evening types.

Morningness Eveningness Questionnaire – Are you a Night Owl or a Morning Lark?

Morning types had questiinnaire significantly earlier peak time in the circadian peak than Evening types and tended to have a higher daytime temperature and lower post peak temperature. Not at all easy Not very easy Fairly easy Very easy Q5. Would be on good form Would be on reasonable form Would find it difficult Would find it very difficult Q To take the test, just quesitonnaire out the form below and press calculate to receive your result.

This however does seem to be changing with a new shift into 24 hour lifestyles.