Our brains get smaller as we get older. But this doesn’t happen as fast in people who regularly take short sleeps during the day. That’s according to a new study. Researchers suggest these naps might reduce the risk of developing conditions like Alzheimer’s in later life. (Cover image: Getty)
👉Key words and phrases:
🔎short sleeps, usually during the working day, to help you perform better at your job.
– She took advantage of her lunch break to have a quick power nap.
– If you’re feeling tired, take a quick power nap and then carry on.
🔎alert and quick thinking
– That’s a great idea – you’re sharp today!
– I don’t feel very sharp after work.
🔎makes something difficult or worse.
– Long working hours can hinder family life.
– I was hindered by the bad weather and couldn’t get home.
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