org/sleep-topics/napping) afternoon naps
should be taken at some point between 2-4pm and no later, otherwise they can affect your ability to sleep at night.
Children learned the task in the morning, and performed a memory test immediately afterward and then again in the afternoon, with or without a mid-day nap
All babies are different, but generally, the best nap
times are as follows:
By a twist of fate, the first NAP
certifications were assigned in random order.
They assessed objective alertness by sleep-onset latency measured before the nap
and 1 hour after the nap
The finding suggests that a brief nap
may be the most efficient way to recover from the adverse effects of sleep deprivation, Dr.
Even some younger adults mourn the loss of the afternoon nap
, which they say gave a certain pace to the day and intimacy to their family relationships.
A self-described nap
and sleep enthusiast, Amy Bellinger of Bloomington, Ind.
can be a way to help homesteaders accomplish their many varied daily and seasonal task with more efficiency and joy.
are not miniature versions of a full night's sleep.
To combat sleep inertia they recommend naps
of shorter duration (20-30 minutes).