Even middle schoolers would benefit from taking naps during the day, study says
- June 10, 2019
- Sara Mednick, cog sci, via Simplemost, June 10, 2019
The research, published in the journal Sleep, found that fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade
students who napped were happier and better behaved, and had higher IQs and better
grades. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California,
Irvine studied nearly 3,000 students, ages 10-12.
For the full story, please visit https://www.simplemost.com/study-middle-schoolers-could-benefit-naps/.
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