HOW TO SLEEP BETTER
AND THE SECRET POWER OF NAPS

In this course from Life Reimagined, sleep expert Sara Mednick, PhD helps you understand how sleep works and, with a specific emphasis on the secret power of napping, she helps you develop practices for getting more and better sleep into your life.

TED-ED
THE SCIENCE OF NAPS

Your eyes get heavy and gradually close… But wait! It’s only lunch time and you still have so much to do. Would taking a nap help? Or would it derail your day? Well, that depends on a few things— especially what stages of sleep the nap includes. Sara C. Mednick details the cognitive benefits of napping, and explores the optimal length and time of day for a quick snooze.