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The unofficial holiday can be dated back to 1999 when a Boston University professor, William Anthony, created the event, primarily to emphasize on the benefits of a quick nap.
While the children performed at similar levels immediately after learning, those who napped performed significantly better both in the afternoon and the next day than those who did not nap, the researchers reported in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
You have probably experienced this scenario: Your baby looks tired and you think, "Time for a nap.
Another member of the original 1919 group was Chief Machinist's Mate (Aviation) Eugene "Smokey" Rhoads, NAP No.
The 10-minute nap yielded significant increases in subjective alertness and cognitive performance at 5 minutes and 35 minutes after napping.
during another day Six subjects had a nap day followed by a wake day; the sequence was reversed for the other three subjects.
I'm not really tired enough to need an afternoon nap," says the Madrid 16-year-old.
Nap fans' most prominent poster boy may be Sir Winston Churchill, according to Bellinger.
Researchers at the University of Ottawa have found that young children, college students, and retired people nap the most.
Studies on sleep-deprived pilots and shift workers have found that naps help reduce fatigue, increase alertness, and improve certain aspects of job performance.
Four Points Invites the Sleep Deprived to Take a Nap and Celebrate National Napping Day with Tips from the Renowned Nap Doctor
Afternoon naps were studied specifically because, in addition to an optimal napping time, researchers suspected that "circadian timing" plays a role in the benefits of napping, referring to the body's internal clock that regulates various habits like sleeping and eating.
AMEX:TWW), a leading operator of integrated Internet exchanges and a global provider of managed IT infrastructure solutions for government and private sectors, today announced that Espanix, Spain's largest Internet Exchange, has approved Terremark's NAP de las Americas Madrid facility in Spain to serve as the first Remote Access Point for the Espanix exchange.
Here are eight facts about naps that will encourage you to indulge in an afternoon siesta this Napping Day: