05/05/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

UArizona Researchers: Babies Need Sleep To Learn

There is another reason to appreciate naps, thanks to Rebecca Gomez, Richard Bootzin and Lynn Nadel of the UA psychology department.

The three professors have recently conducted research that shows that infants who took naps before or after learning something new were able to retain that knowledge and apply it more effectively.

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