Scott LaFee: UC Irvine study shows benefits for those taught napping
- July 2, 2019
- Sara Mednick, UCI cog sci, in Noozhawk, July 2, 2019
A new UC Irvine study of nearly 3,000 middle schoolers found a correlation between
midday napping and greater happiness, improved self-control, fewer behavioral problems
and higher IQ. “Children who napped three or more times per week benefit from a 7.6
percent increase in academic performance in Grade 6,” one study author said. “How
many kids at school would not want their scores to go up by 7.6 points out of 100?”
For the full story, please visit https://www.noozhawk.com/article/scott_lafee_uc_irvine_study_shows_benefits_of_those_taught_napping_20190702.
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