According to the Daily Mail, a neural specialist at the University of Adelaide recommends an afternoon nap to fully function and improve alertness and memory.

Even though we spend approximately a third of our lives sleeping, one Australian expert says that we’re doing it all wrong.

According to Ms Fiona Kerr, the neural specialist from the University of Adelaide, we should all indulge in an ‘afternoon nap’ in order to function at full capacity.

‘There’s really interesting work done on not only taking a nap, but the length of naps,’ she tells Daily Mail Australia.

‘The best nap is really the 15-30 minute nap. It increases alertness, memory, cognition and mood.’

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