Study: Naps boost memory of preschool students

09/25/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Naps are an important part of the preschool curriculum, as they can help increase children's memory, concludes a study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers found that children did better at spatial memory games when they were allowed to nap. "Although curriculum demands for preschool classrooms are increasing, the benefit of the sleep on learning warrants preservation of the nap opportunity," they wrote.

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