Do naps prevent burnout? Evidence is mounting that sleep may enhance information processing and learning, and can ease irritation and frustration.
If you feel guilty about taking a mid-day siesta, don't be. Research says midday naps are associated with reduced blood pressure levels.
A team of neuropsychologists have shown that even a brief sleep - a power nap - can significantly improve retention of learned material in memory.
If you've had a sleepless night, a nap can do more than just make you feel a little less tired - it might actually restore health.
We know sleep is important tool for enhancing memory and learning skills - and now, some light has been shed on the role between dreams and memory.