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Daytime Naps Promote Skilled-movement Learning by Bill Klemm Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 09 Nov 2009 10:02pm Whether you are learning to play the piano or learning to throw a football to a fast-breaking receiver, the necessary muscle movements have to be memorized. Converting the memory of movements into long-lasting form takes several hours or more for the brain to "consolidate" the learned movements. This process can be disrupted by trying to learn a ... Read on »
Daytime Naps Promote Skilled-movement Learning by Bill Klemm Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 09 Nov 2009 10:02pm Whether you are learning to play the piano or learning to throw a football to a fast-breaking receiver, the necessary muscle movements have to be memorized. Converting the memory of movements into long-lasting form takes several hours or more for the brain to "consolidate" the learned movements. This process can be disrupted by trying to learn a ... Read on »
Daytime Nap Alleviates Adverse Effects of Stress by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Fri 18 Mar 2011 10:00pm Posted on 2011-03-16 06:00:00 in Blood Pressure | Cardio-Vascular | Sleep | Stress | Sleep confers restorative effects ... Read on »
Daytime naps linked to dementia by Susan Berg Posted Thu 02 Aug 2012 12:00am TCaregivers, and healthcare professionals, here is some great information Here is a great  for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Your residents will love the  Here is information on being the best  caregiver  you can be Here is a way for nurses administrators, social workers and other health care  professionals ... Read on »
Naps Promote Learning of Movement Skills by Bill Klemm Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 10:42pm Whether you are learning to play the piano or learning to throw a football to a fast-breaking receiver, the necessary muscle movements have to be memorized. Converting the memory of movements into long-lasting form takes several hours or more for the brain to "consolidate" the learned movements. This process can be interrupted by trying t ... Read on »
Naps support abstract learning - at least in babies by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 12:00am Researchers have discovered that daytime naps are an integral part of learning for babies, helping the developing brain to learn more about the new world and to retain new information. Rebecca Gomez, Richard Bootzin and Lynn Nadel in the ps ... Read on »
Benefits of Power Napping by Dr. Deb Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:52pm I am the Queen of napping. I can nap anywhere, anytime. It's one of my many talents. Most often, at around 2:30 everyday, I am at rest. I am Semi-conscious, not sound asleep but not fully awake. I can ease out of this wonderful place without a jarring effect. And when I emerge from my catnap, some 20 minutes later, I feel so good. ... Read on »
7 Reasons You Ought to Take a Nap Every Day by Snoozester .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Aug 2009 10:05pm Guest Post – by Mary Ward Though most Americans find themselves far too busy to nap during the day, there is actually quite a bit of evidence that suggests that our siesta loving neighbors are more in tune to the needs of our bodies than we are. There has been quite a bit of research that suggests that we are actually meant to nap during t ... Read on »
Napping May Help Keep Blood Pressure in Check by HealthFinder Posted Wed 02 Mar 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Despite stress, levels are lower for those who sleep a bit during the day, study finds. ... Read on »
Napping Important to Mental Health of 4 and 5-Year Olds by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 09 Jun 2009 11:09pm Interesting study here about the potential relationship between the sleeping patterns of four and five-years olds and hyperactivity, depression, and anxiety.  What the article doesn’t address is the “Chicken/Egg” conundrum; are some kids having trouble because they aren’t napping, or are they having trouble napping because they are experiencing ... Read on »