The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rebecca Spencer, 2015 PEP Fellow, mentioned in article discussing finding balance amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Rebecca Spencer, 2015 PEP Fellow, mentioned in article discussing finding balance amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In Globe Magazine, Spencer's research on the benefit of napping for children is cited as a potential buffer in finding balance in the world of COVID-19. Spencer explains that naps play an important role in emotional memory processing for children, which may contribute to greater self-control in responding to stressful situations.