Friday, August 10, 2012
Sleep quality and cell phones
This article discusses research about the affects of late night texting on sleep quality. Obviously, getting texts all night will disrupt sleep. But also, the light from the little screen is enough to suppress secretion of melatonin, which can also reduce sleep quality. The article mentioned Dr. Breus, who is an insomnia expert, and he gives some tips on improving sleep in kids with cell phones. Limiting screen time in the evening and certainly at night can help.