A Nappuccino is the combining of a 20 minute nap with a pre-nap coffee to create a short, strategic, restorative break without the post nap inertia.
But the key to a successful “Nappuccino” is in the timing. The when of having that pre-nap coffee — matters.
Daniel Pink shares how to achieve the perfect “Nappuccino” HERE.
Various points of interest from the research behind the “Nappuccino”:
- The alerting effects of caffeine, bright light and face washing after a short daytime nap
- Suppression of sleepiness in drivers: combination of caffeine with a short nap
- The use of prophylactic naps and caffeine to maintain performance during a continuous operation
- Sleep inertia
*Editor’s Note: The original version of this post published on January 12, 2020.*