Napping

Known as: Nap 
A short sleep, usually during normal waking hours.
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to describe the prevalence and correlates of regular napping among older adults… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The specialized role that sleep-specific brain physiology plays in memory processing is being rapidly clarified with a greater… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Learning-dependent increases in sleep spindle density have been reported during nocturnal sleep immediately after the learning… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
STUDY OBJECTIVE We examine whether a 40-minute nap opportunity at 3 AM can improve cognitive and psychomotor performance in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to examine racial differences in reported napping and nighttime sleep of 2- to 8… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE The main purpose of the present study was to calculate percentile curves for total sleep duration per 24 hours, for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Sleepy drivers should "take a break," but the efficacy of feasible additional countermeasures that can be used during the break… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE To describe the demographic and health-related factors related to excessive daytime sleepiness. To estimate the risk of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The frequencies of five common sleep complaints--trouble falling asleep, waking up, awaking too early, needing to nap and not… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Napping can enhance alertness during sustained wakefulness, but the importance of the temporal placement of the nap between days… (More)
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