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March 08, 2010


It seems that the optimal duration of napping is a topic of lots of debate. With this study in mind, what is your opinion on the optimal duration for napping?
Thanks - Neo
Ab incunabulis

I'm 82 and normally sleep 7-1/2 to 8 hours per night, and on many days also take a nap. It puzzles me to periodically read that old people get less sleep and even that we NEED less sleep. I've worked with computers for almost 30 years now and learn new things all the time. It's my PHYSICAL energy that lags, not the mental part. Is that because I don't have trouble sleeping?

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