Research + News | Topic: Sleep
Apr 20, 2021
Teenagers vs. Sleep: How Screen Time Is Getting In The Way
Research from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry shows how constant screen time for teens with and without ADHD affects daily life. Read the article here
Mar 12, 2021
Research Identifies Impact Of Teenage Screen Use
Two thirds of children use more than one screen at the same time after school, in the evenings and at weekends as part of increasingly sedentary lifestyles, according to new research. Read the article here.
Mar 8, 2021
Excessive Screen Time Impacts Teens’ Sleep, Weight, And Activity Levels
Experts are particularly concerned about young people using multiple devices at the same time. Read the article here.
Nov 6, 2020
Quantity, Content, And Context Of Social Media Use May Affect Adolescents’ Sleep
A new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health found that checking social media often, viewing emotional or violent videos, and starting to use social media at an early age were significantly related to later bedtimes and fewer hours of sleep on school nights for early adolescents. Read the article here.
Oct 16, 2020
Teens Did Surprisingly Well In Quarantine
More sleep and family time—and less social media—may have made the difference. Read the article here.
Jan 22, 2020
Teenagers Glued To Screens Skipping Meals, Sleep And Homework
Teenagers are skipping meals, sleep and doing their homework to spend more time online, according to a new report which asked young people themselves how their time on the internet affected their lives. Read the article here.
Oct 29, 2019
More LOLs, Fewer Zzzs: Teens May Be Losing Sleep Over Social Media
Heavier users of social media get to bed later and get poorer quality sleep. Read the article here.
Oct 28, 2019
Further Evidence Bedtime Social Media Use Is Harming Teenagers
A new UK study shows that teenagers who spend 3 or more hours engaging in social media are much more likely to sleep late and to have night awakenings, among other poor sleep habits. Read the article here.
Sep 5, 2019
Less Screen Time, More Sleep, Better-Behaved Kids
Researchers found that 8- to 11-year-olds who got adequate sleep and had limits on “screen time” were less likely than their peers to report problems with impulsive behavior. Read the article here.
Jun 13, 2019
Many Teens Sleep With Their Phones, Survey Finds – Just Like Their Parents
Four out of five teenagers with mobile devices keep them in their rooms overnight — and nearly a third of those bring them into their beds while sleeping — according a study Wednesday that offered new evidence that mobile devices undermine the rest necessary for peak health. Read the article here.