Patterns of everyday activities across social contexts

  title={Patterns of everyday activities across social contexts},
  author={Giacomo Vagni and Benjamin Cornwell},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  pages={6183 - 6188}
  • G. Vagni, B. Cornwell
  • Published 30 May 2018
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Significance Everyday life in modern society often seems unpredictable and disorganized. Much research has demonstrated the structured nature of time, though, by documenting trends in individuals’ time use or allocation. We expand on this by using sequence analysis methods to identify and describe common patterns with regard to how individuals sequence their everyday activities—like working, eating, and traveling—during the course of the day. Using a large collection of time diaries from… 
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