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UMass sleep researchers study value of preschool naps

By Chelsie Field

September 28, 2012

Remember when there was a scheduled part of your day strictly reserved for a nap? As long ago as that may have been, little is known about the actual value of naps. And scientists studying sleep say not much is known about w...

Researchers investigate effects of sleep

By Collegian News Staff

November 13, 2011

Sleep does not help or enhance fine motor skills and sequential learning as adults become older, but does enhance two major parts of learning in young adults, according to recent studies conducted by sleep researcher Rebecca Spencer and University of Massachusetts doctoral student Laura Kurdzie...