By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — If you have a bad night’s sleep, do you rely on a nap to try to bounce back?

New research from Michigan State University shows a short nap of 30 to 60 minutes did not help people recover from a lack of sleep.

“While short naps didn’t show measurable effects on relieving the effects of sleep deprivation, we found that the amount of slow-wave sleep that participants obtained during the nap was related to reduced impairments associated with sleep deprivation,” Kimberly Fenn, associate professor of MSU, said.

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