Study finds daytime naps good for older kids, not just toddlers
- August 18, 2019
- Sara Mednick, cog sci, ABC7, Aug. 18, 2019 (Video)
Taking a nap is an essential part of a young toddler's day. But most kids give up
napping by the age of five. University of California Irvine researchers studied kids
age 10 to 12 years old. They found those who had a midday nap were happier and had
more self-control, fewer behavior problems and a higher IQ.
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