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Learning, Memory, and Naps

By Lynn Dorman, Ph.D. / 01/14/2015

A study with infants, aged 6 to 12 months, showed that napping aided memory and learning.They [the researchers] taught six- to 12-month-olds three new tasks involving playing with hand puppets.  Half the babies slept within four hours of learning, while the rest either had no sleep or napped for fewer than 30 minutes. The next […]

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