No to naps (IMAGE) Michigan State University Caption Researchers found that short naps of 30 or 60 minutes did not show any measurable effects on mitigating effects of sleep deprivation. Credit Creative commons via PxHere Usage Restrictions No restrictions. License Public Domain Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.