The Power of Napping (infographic)

Did you know that in siesta cultures (where people nap at least 3x a week) the risk of coronary heart disease is 37% lower? Or that companies like Google, Nike, and many major airlines emphasize the importance of their employees’ sleep by providing a designated space to nap during the work day?

Yes, we all know sleep is a significant factor in overall health. But often people who take naps are thought of as lazy or lacking a strong work ethic. In reality, the opposite is probably true. This infographic, originally posted by the folks at MyScienceAcademy and created by Patio Productions, shows an interesting series of factoids about napping.