Naps help Memory

I always did say a nap helps. Now I find out studies confirm my first thoughts. This is great. Thanks for the interesting and informative post.

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 Our Brains are not Designed
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National Sleep Awareness Week PostMarch 2 – 9

Sleep is more important than you think

Some preschools are still considering the elimination of naptime to fit in more teaching.

According to new studies,
that is probably a lousy idea.

Researchers have already shown that, following a good night’s sleep, facts learned one day are retained better the next, in learners both young and old.

It is looking like midday naps, discovered to be essential for brain development in infants, perform the same memory-enhancing function for toddlers and young children as a good night’s sleep for teen and adult learners.

Naps appear to help memory and learning

A study published in PLOS ONE suggests that a little snooze…

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One thought on “Naps help Memory

  1. Thanks so much for the reblog! It’s National Sleep Awareness Week, so this is very timely. Most people know so little about sleep – 1/3 of our lives – even most non-specialist doctors, btw. So thanks for helping to spread a little awareness. And keep taking those naps!
    xx,
    mgh
    (Madelyn Griffith-Haynie – ADDandSoMuchMORE dot com)
    ADD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching co-founder
    “It takes a village to educate a world!”

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