- Experts think of 2 to 4 p.m. is the prime nap time window.
- With 20 minutes or less, you're taking a garden-variety power nap, which can improve your short-term alertness and performance
Although being an adult is generally cooler than being a toddler, it falls short in at least one major way: Why is nap time no longer a thing? "If you're getting seven to eight hours of sleep a night, naps can be part of a healthy sleep schedule," says Rebecca Robbins, PhD, a fellow at the NYU School of Medicine and co-author of Sleep for Success! Plus, it's not like anyone's arguing: The people want to nap. According to research commissioned by Casper, a buzzy mattress delivery startup, 66 percent of over 10,000 people surveyed would take a quick snooze more frequently if their offices had designated napping areas. (Maybe something like this Tranquility Pod?)