What Would You Do With Extra Leisure Time?
You tell us how you would like to spend an extra hour or two; we’ll help you figure out the best time to do it.*
I Want to Take a Nap
How does 2 p.m. sound? A recent sleep study conducted at the University of California at Berkeley showed that a nap at this
hour restored subjects’ learning capacity, making them better able to process information at 6 p.m. In contrast, the learning
abilities of non-nappers plummeted. In the Berkeley study, subjects napped for 90 minutes. However, research from Harvard
University shows that just 30 minutes is enough to clear your head.
* We asked survey participants to tell us their one wish for spending free time. These categories reflect five of the most popular responses.
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