The problem became interested in British experts. They found a number of interesting points.
Scientists announced that they had uncovered the influence of daytime sleep on human brain. Including its cognitive functions.
As it turned out, most people do not consider the problem of excessive duration of sleep. This is the opposite of sleep deprivation. On average, sleep at night spent 6.5 hours.
Scientists have found that during the day need to sleep seven to eight hours. If this figure is more or less deteriorating cognitive abilities. However, as it turned out, they can be improved by using a short additional sleep.
This effect has no age restrictions. At the same time, the ability to process information and respond automatically to increase substantially.
Thus, short-day “Siesta” is a definite benefit.
Research assistants drew 16 participants, who were performing two tasks. One was conscious and the other unconscious, about which they knew nothing.
One group before to perform tasks, had the opportunity to sleep within a half hour. The other participants were deprived of this opportunity.
Not sleeping group showed no significant achievements of any task. Those who slept a little, showed that their brains began to work better. Especially when the solution of a disguised task.