Jun 16, 2014 · 0 minutes


It's 4 PM on the East Coast, which means you're probably starting to feel a little sleepy. But you're at work and you've got things to do, so you'd better just grab a coffee and push through the fatigue, right?


Our latest music video explainer, made in partnership with Explainer Music, explores the science of napping: When you should do it, when you shouldn't do it, and how long you should do it depending on whether you want to facilitate short term alertness or long term creative thinking. In any case, if you're not sleeping on the job from time to time, you're doing it wrong.

[Video by Explainer Music, Faith Briggs, and Henry Ruppe]