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Why Do So Many Japanese People Sleep On The Train?

I have been teaching English in one of Osaka’s most prestigious high schools for years. Despite it being one of the best high schools in the prefecture, I noticed a big problem in one of my classes. Whenever I entered the classrom, I would find that 20 to 30 percent of my students were sleeping…

How Effective Could the Kakogawa Junior High School’s Trial Nap Time Be?

It has long been believed that physical and mental development occur when children take naps. This is a critical factor not only to their growth but also to their overall well-being. In line with this, the students in Kakogawa Junior High School have requested to have an afternoon nap in order to increase their attention…