During the study, which was conducted by the University of California Irvine, researchers analyzed kids ages 10 to 12 years old, and found that those who took regular midday naps were happier. Yes, happier. What’s more, they exhibited fewer behavioral problems and had more self-control. Plus, a higher IQ to boot.

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