There are plenty of benefits from working at home. Should one of those be trading in the traditional afternoon lunch break for an afternoon nap? A new study finds taking a regular midday nap may be good for the brain and keeps a person’s cognitive abilities sharper.

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The first question is: what constitutes a nap? Researchers in Shanghai define this quick respite as sleep lasting between five minutes and two hours. The findings come from the team’s study of more than 2,200 people over the age of 60. Over 1,500 of these participants took a regular nap after lunch.

“Taking a regular afternoon nap may be linked to better mental agility,” corresponding author Dr. Lin Sun and the team write in a media release to the British Medical Journal. “It seems to be associated with better locational awareness, verbal fluency, and working memory.”

Read more at StudyFinds.