Published On: Thu, Aug 10th, 2017

Good Sleep Improves Learning Ability Among Kids: Study

Getting enough sleep is always suggested as it benefits our health, but now a new study reveals adequate sleep can also improve the learning ability of our baby.

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany, conducted the study and said they have found babies were able to associate words faster and earlier than previously thought

The researchers said babies as young as six or eight months were found to benefit with good sleep. They were introduced to fantasy objects that got fantasy names.

According to media reports the objects of the similar type were given the same name but differed in colour and shape, the report revealed.

Good Sleep Improves Learning Ability Among Kids- Study

Initially the infants didn’t connect objects with the name, but after taking a nap it was easier for them to recognize those and theri performance improved drastically.

After a nap the babies were able identify and differentiate between the objects.

Researchers found the results were due to a midday nap. 50 minutes to be exact showed significant improvement in their reaction. Sleep researchers believe “had consolidated their knowledge”.

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