For Adults: To Nap or Not to Nap? Setting aside enough time for sleep probably isn’t on your daily to-do list. Like many people, you may struggle for shut-eye. Daytime napping may seem like a good way to get back some of that lost slumber. But you may be dozing at your own risk. The nitty-gritty about napping. By study's end, total sleep time had increased by an average of 65 minutes in the participants assigned to two-hour naps, and by an average of 20 minutes in those assigned to minute naps.
Note: These recommendations are based on an average adult sleep schedule ( am to am). If you’re a night owl or have a different sort of schedule, check out Dr. Mednick’s book, Take a Nap! It has a “nap wheel” and formula for calculating your perfect nap based on . Studies show that an afternoon nap is great for adults, too. There’s no need to feel lazy for indulging in daytime sleep. A short nap in the mid-afternoon can boost memory, improve job performance.
The new survey of 1, adults was released this week. Some 38 percent of men and 31 percent of women surveyed said they had taken a nap in the past 24 hours. Older adults nod off during the day. Relaxing Deep Sleep Music - Fall Asleep Easy - Nap Time - Bedtime Music - Quiet Time - Meditation. Calming, relaxing, soothing, peaceful, and tranquil music.