Sunday, August 09, 2009

Research on naps nothing to snooze at.

From the New York Times:
Fully one in three adults admit that on any typical day they take a nap, according to a national survey released Wednesday [....] Napping, writes James B. Maas, a Cornell University sleep expert, “should have the status of daily exercise.” Mammals that divide their day between two distinct periods — sleep and wakefulness — are in the minority, according to the National Sleep Foundation, which pointed out on its Web site: “While naps do not necessarily make up for inadequate or poor quality nighttime sleep, a short nap of 20-30 minutes can help to improve mood, alertness and performance.”
Well, I'd like to write a bit more, but I'm feeling a bit...[yawn] know...


[image] Business of Life website.

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