Children who take naps become smarter, have less behavior problems
- June 3, 2019
- Sara Mednick, cog sci, via Medical Daily, June 3, 2019
"Many lab studies across all ages have demonstrated that naps can show the same magnitude of improvement as a full night of sleep on discrete cognitive tasks,” Sara Mednick, a sleep researcher from UC Irvine, said. “Here, we had the chance to ask real-world, adolescent schoolchildren questions across a wide range of behavioral, academic, social, and physiological measures."
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