Science says middle school children should consider taking daily naps
- June 11, 2019
- Sara Mednick, cog sci, in Southern Living, June 11, 2019
Researchers at University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Irvine analyzed data from nearly 3,000 students in fourth, fifth, and sixth grade in China, where napping in middle school and beyond is normal. … In addition to academic achievement, researchers found that children who took a mid-day nap also tended to be happier and suffer from less behavioral problems.
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