For many people who are sleep-deprived, a short shut-eye session is the ticket, Sara Mednick, a professor of cognitive science at the University of California, Irvine and author of “Take a Nap! Change Your Life.” says. “Your mood gets better, your creativity, your perceptual processing, your memory processing.” The benefits of napping show up in study after study. 

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