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Zzz Zone

The Pod

The Pod

Check out the Zzz Zone on floor 2 of the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons and enjoy a 20-minute power nap in the Pod.

Inspired by Grace Bamber’s idea from Eureka! 2014, we’ve brought in a state-of-the-art solution to help you relax, re-energise and improve your concentration.

Research suggests that short naps can make you feel more alert, improve your productivity and reduce stress levels.

"Scientific investigations have documented that daytime napping can reset the brain’s learning potential, which may be particularly important during the examination period."

Dr Simon Kyle, Lecturer in Clinical and Health Psychology at The University of Manchester

The Pod will time your nap, and provide ambient music and lighting to let you relax away from the busy environment. Headphones are available to borrow from the Information Desk.

Updated: Thu, May 7, 2015

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