Early to bed and early to rise? Not if you have a smartphone, study says
posted by Daniel P. / Jul 05, 2013, 3:18 AM
phone and tablet users in bed, and reached the same conclusion - that the lit displays are messing up with our bodies' sleep cycle. The closer we hold the light to our faces, it turns out, the worse it gets, and we can't fall asleep before reading that last piece of news from Egypt, tweeting that last nonsense, checking that last car classified, or whatever we are into at the moment.Professor Shantha Rajaratnam of Monash University went on to examine sleeping patterns of avid
If you want that pattern to stop, the simplest solution seems to be just ignoring your gadgets each evening after a certain time, but it's much easier said than done, of course.
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My smartphone is my best friend and at the same time its my enemy.
posted on Jul 05, 2013, 4:19 AM 16
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I just dim my screen backlit and then i'm unaware when i slept with my phone in hand or on my chest
posted on Jul 05, 2013, 6:46 AM 1
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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.
posted on Jul 05, 2013, 9:53 AM 0
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