Nap Time! Naps Make You Smarter
New research says naps make you smarter! They suggest 60 minutes of shut-eye daily, we are already tired after lunch so can we just add that hour to our lunch hour?
Naps make you smarter and boost your ability to learn, say researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. In fact, they're the brain's way of making room for new information.
The longer we stay awake, the less able our brains are to learn. But just 60 minutes of shut-eye can boost learning ability significantly, says Matthew Walker, a Berkeley professor of psychology and the lead investigator of a study presented over the weekend at the American Association of the Advancement of Science conference in San Diego, Calif..