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MIT: Research Proves It: Naps Save You Money

By April 13, 2020 No Comments

“In their paper “The Economic Consequences of Increasing Sleep Among the Urban Poor,” Pedro Bessone and Frank Schilbach found that after more than three weeks of daily 30-minute naps, employees at a data-entry job were 2.3% more productive and invested more of their money into savings accounts.”

“These findings serve as a proof of concept that sleep can affect important economic outcomes relatively quickly,” the [Bessone and Schilbach Write] write.”

Heather Schofield of the University of Pennsylvania contributed to the findings published in the Bessone and Schilbach paper.

Read the entire MIT Sloan School of Management article here.

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