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Naps are beneficial, sleep researchers say

Published: Thursday, Jan. 30 2014 9:24 a.m. MST

Debating whether to take that nap or not? Science says you should.

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Debating whether to take that nap or not? Science says you should. The Daily Mail recently reported that there are scientific benefits to taking naps. Napping for 10 to 20 minutes can give you energy boosts and improve your awareness, The Daily Mail said. But while longer naps provide some benefits — like improving your memory — they can make you feel tired afterwards. Short cat naps can help, The Daily Mail said.

“Research shows that a snooze of this length will improve procedural memory and creativity," The Daily Mail said.

Read the full article at DailyMail.co.uk.

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