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March 20, 2020
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National Sleep Foundation: “Napping,” “Health Benefits of Napping,” “Catching Up on Sleep,” “What’s the Best Time of the Day to Nap?” “Debunking Sleep Myths: Does Napping During the Day Affect Your Sleep at Night?”
Harvard Medical School Division of Sleep Medicine: “Natural Patterns of Sleep.”
Cleveland Clinic: “Need a Nap? Here’s How Much Time is Best.”
Sleep Health Foundation: “Common Myths About Sleep.”
Clinical Neurophysiology: “The alerting effects of caffeine, bright light and face washing after a short daytime nap.”
Ergonomics: “The use of prophylactic naps and caffeine to maintain performance during a continuous operation.”
Harvard Health: “Napping Might Not Be Such a No-No.”
American College of Cardiology: “Long Naps, Daytime Sleepiness, Tied to Greater Risk of Metabolic Syndrome.”
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