Sara Mednick is Associate Professor in the Department of Cognitive Sciences at the University of California, Irvine and author of the book, “Take a Nap! Change your Life.” Her research investigates how sleep supports cognition and discovers ways of boosting cognition via napping, brain stimulation, and pharmacology. Her work has been continuously federally funded, and she was awarded the Office Naval Research Young Investigator Award in 2015. Her research findings have been published in such leading scientific journals as Nature Neuroscience and The Proceedings from the National Academy of Science, and covered by all major media outlets.
University of California Irvine