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How Long You Should Nap For, According To Science

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Tom is a writer in London with a Master's degree in Journalism whose editorial work covers anything from health and the environment to technology and archaeology.

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Anyone who practices the art of napping knows there is a fine line between feeling like you could do with a little more sleep and those times you wake up confused which hour, day or decade it is.

Naps are not just for college students and 2-year-old children, either. A power nap is actually an extremely effective method to rejuvenate yourself during the middle of a working day. In fact, there is even science behind the perfect snooze: The restorative power of a quick nap is dependent on the length of time you sleep. To find out this optimal duration, watch the video from AsapSCIENCE below

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