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Why Power Naps at Work Are Catching On
Falling asleep on the job may be evolving into office protocol—not grounds for termination. A growing number of companies are recognizing the of a quick snooze, including increased alertness, enhanced brainpower , and fewer sick days, U.S. News reports. While naps aren't necessary for those who get the recommended eight hours of shut-eye at night, they may be key for those who skimp on sleep. "Most people don't get enough sleep," says Nancy Collop, president-elect of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. "And for those people, a nap will clearly help. The most important factor is duration, and it's well-accepted that short naps are good."
Last Updated (Monday, 27 December 2010 09:36)