Experiments suggest that adults learn new information better if they take naps. Might this also be true of young children? A new study suggests that afternoon naps may play a crucial role in preschoolers' cognitive development.
How to take a proper nap
Different kinds of naps serve different purposes; find out what kind of nap you need to make you feel your best.
Should I Nap?
If you can't sleep and you feel tired, unproductive, or fatigued during the day, there are healthy ways to cope. The trick is to use these methods to help you feel alert and get the most out of your day, without interfering with your sleep at night.Do you do any of the following during the day when you're tired?
Your Guide to The Ultimate Nap
‘Sleep lightly or briefly, especially during the day’, is the definition according to Google. They are also known as a siesta in some parts of the world. Th...
No-Nonsense Napping Guide for Toddlers
Experts explain why toddlers need naps and share tips for getting toddlers to sleep.
How to Take the Perfect Nap
How to Nap at Work
Tips on how to nap during the work week for those days that you really need it.
5 Nap Tips For Bad Sleepers
Napping is not always as easy as it sounds. Here are some ways to get your midday shuteye.
Why Naps Aren't Just For Kids
What does the model Cara Delevingne have in common with Leonardo da Vinci and John F Kennedy? The habit of napping. When US Vogue this month revealed tha...
Give it a Rest: Tips for Health-Promoting Naps
How a nap can help us restore and recharge our health, with tips on taking a 20-minute nap.
How to get the most out of napping
The time of day and length of time you nap can provide benefits or create problems. Knowing when to nap and providing yourself with a suitable environment to nap will produce the greatest benefits.
Nap Science: Why We Doze and 6 Napping Tips for Sleepy Adults
Nap Your Way to Better Skin
Exciting new research shows sleep improves skin health--by international best-selling author of WEEKEND WONDER DETOX & 60 SECONDS TO SLIM, Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD.
Should I nap during the day?
How naps affect your overall sleep quality is less about taking a nap than it is about how you take it.
Can Afternoon Naps Help Preschoolers Learn Better?
Rest time boosts a child's memory, small study suggests
Study Finds Naps May Help Preschoolers Learn
Research has shown that naps play an important role in sustaining new learning in infants. A new study from the University of Arizona suggests naptime could have a similar effect on language learning in preschool-age children. Researchers studied verb learning in 3-year-olds and found that those who napped after learning new verbs had a better understanding of the words when tested 24 hours later.
What you need to know about naps
Can quick snoozes throughout the day make up for a poor night’s sleep? Experts weigh in on the role naps should play.
5 Tips For Getting Your Kids To Nap On An Adventure
A friend recently asked me how I deal with kids who are still napping while out on an adventure.
4 tips to make the most of your nap
Napping isn't just for kids – studies suggest that one in three adults don’t get the recommended eight hours of sleep per night and are considered sleep deprived