Afternoon naps can boost kid's happiness, IQ: study
- June 2, 2019
- Sara Mednick, cog sci, via The Week, June 2, 2019
Researchers from the University of California (UC) Irvine in the US conducted a study of nearly 3,000 fourth, fifth, and sixth graders aged 10-12. The study, published in the journal SLEEP, showed a connection between midday napping and greater happiness, self-control, and grit; fewer behavioural problems; and higher IQ.
For the full story, please visit https://www.theweek.in/news/health/2019/06/02/afternoon-naps-can-boost-kids-happiness-iq-study.html.
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