Research + News | Topic: Sleep
Sep 16, 2022
School Start Times And Screen Time Late In The Evening Exacerbate Sleep Deprivation In US Teenagers
The main reason why a healthy person is unable to naturally wake up without an alarm is that they are not getting the sleep their brain and body need. Read the article here.
Sep 16, 2022
YouTube Causes More Loss Of Sleep In Teenagers Than Netflix
Results showed that half-an-hour spent on YouTube in bed led to a 13-minute delay in going to sleep. Read the article here.
Sep 14, 2022
YouTube Found To Be Especially Bad For Teens’ Sleep
Many teens look at screens at bedtime, but some apps are more likely to keep them awake than others, leading to sleep problems. Read the article here.
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.