Forbes: Sounds That Are Most Disruptive to Sleep

What's Keeping You Up at Night?

Harvard astrophysics grad student Jon Bittner surveyed over 100 respondents for apartment-sharing site SplitWise.com to determine the primary offenders--and financial costs--of nocturnal disturbances.

According to a survey conducted on apartment-sharing site Splitwise.com, mitigating night-time noise from roommates would be worth $12 billion per year in the U.S.

Ratings are done on a 1-to-5 scale; 1 = helpful for sleep; 3 = neutral; 5 = very disruptive for sleep.

(Credit: Forbes)

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