Time Allotment

Have you see the NYT interactive results for how people use their time? I don’t want to get distracted by an in-depth analysis, but I’m fascinated by toggling between those with a Bachelor’s degree and those with an Advanced degree. The distribution seems roughly identical, but the task-boundaries are a lot more bumpy. Is this from rapidly switching tasks, or from having a more flexible schedule so people can pick the time they do something (say, eat lunch) instead of being synchronized, or is it reflective of the huge diversity of fields (and thus styles of work and the resulting schedules) associated with more and more specialization?

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