A Nap Can Help Your Homeschool Student Memorize Better

Sleeping child PezibearStudies in adults have proved that overnight sleep can help them assimilate new information better. Sleep helps consolidate new memories and makes them easier to access on a later date. However there was no evidence to support the fact that a daytime nap will help a student learn better till Psychologist Rebecca Spencer of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, conducted her study. Rebecca used her own children, daughters then aged 3 and 5, to help answer the question, “How well did a child learn when she napped, and what happened when she didn’t?”
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