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napping

Etymology: ME, nappen, to doze
periods of sleep, usually during the day, which may last from 15 to 60 minutes without attaining the level of deep sleep.
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Crosby is hopeful that that the findings will encourage caregivers and other researchers to look at the ways napping impacts daytime functioning in children, as an optimal age to stop napping has not yet been determined.
The 10-minute nap yielded significant increases in subjective alertness and cognitive performance at 5 minutes and 35 minutes after napping.
David Dingers, a biological psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania, warns folks to keep napping to no more than two hours, so as not to risk disturbing sleep patterns at night.
The Four Points by Sheraton brand is the official hotel sponsor of National Napping Day, which was created by Boston University Professor William A.
Did you know that the benefits of napping include increased alertness, lower stress levels, significantly reduced risk of heart disease and increased enthusiasm?
The Company Store's four-piece Productivity Pillow(TM) executive napping kit includes down pillow, pillow case (in six designer colors), napping book and briefcase.
David Pipkorn, The Company Store's napping expert, said: "Americans are getting 20 percent less sleep than they did at the turn of the century, and they're working under increasing stress and pressure.
In fact, napping is on the cusp of major trendiness as we throttle toward 2000, according to a think tank based in Rhinebeck, N.
A WNO survey completed in March 1996 found women between ages 25 and 34 feel most culpable about napping.
The study's authors hope that by providing scientific data that supports the benefits of napping, more hospitals and other employers will consider policy changes that include nap breaks to help improve safety and performance levels.
Until we've achieved our collective goal of making adult napping the norm," laughed Hoyt Harper, senior vice president of Four Points by Sheraton, "we're providing guests with a litany of excuses in case they get caught napping on the job
Four Points by Sheraton will be showcasing its new bed, a multi-layered cozy cocoon of style and comfort on Monday, April 4, 2005 (the sixth annual National Napping Day) at the world's first "nap" hotel - the Four Points by Sheraton "Napitat" - located at 545 Fifth Avenue (between E.