Early to bed and early to rise? Not if you have a smartphone, study says
0. phoneArena 05 Jul 2013, 03:18 posted on
If you are having trouble falling asleep before midnight and waking up fresh for work on the next morning, your smartphone or tablet may be to blame. After the first study of sleeping pattern disruptions because of the melatonin drop resulting from screen light, now another one comes in to confirm the conclusions...
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1. kaliil10 (Posts: 144; Member since: 16 May 2012)
My smartphone is my best friend and at the same time its my enemy.
4. SonyXperiaNexus (Posts: 373; Member since: 01 Oct 2012)
keep your friends close and enemies closer... how close can you get?
2. Galen20K (Posts: 498; Member since: 26 Dec 2008)
Soooo much Easier said than done but yea, they're right about that. As difficult as it is, I have started to not use my devices as much before the hour I go to sleep... some nights that is.
3. alterecho (Posts: 721; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)
My desktop, not my smartphone, keeps me up.
5. KiranPAUSER (Posts: 73; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)
I just dim my screen backlit and then i'm unaware when i slept with my phone in hand or on my chest
9. alterecho (Posts: 721; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)
You're not supposed keep any phone or other radio equipment neer your chest.
7. mr.techdude (Posts: 417; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)
I'm a YouTube fanatic CAN'T STOP!! MUST KEEP WATCHING *_*
10. VictorP (Posts: 24; Member since: 29 May 2013)
Did they do the study with a bunch of 10 year olds? I have multiple smart phones and I don't spend my nights playing on them.
12. ncarlosmiguel (Posts: 199; Member since: 14 May 2013)
We don't play, we do other stuff with our phones like news, web, videos, etc..