Screen exposure has been directly linked to poor sleep in new research.
Screen exposure has been directly linked to poor sleep in new research. Lee Constable

Screen exposure linked to poor sleep

A RECENT study of 10,000 young people found teens who watch more than one screen during the day take longer to get to sleep and sleep for less time than those who use only one device.

The research also found that teens who watch screens for more than four hours a day are nearly 50% more likely to take more than an hour to nod off.

Does this sound like you or your children?

How many screens do people in your household use? Are they affecting your sleep?

Answer our poll here and comment below.

How many screens do you use in an average day? (Including TV, smart phone, tablet, e-reader, laptop or any interactive device)

This poll ended on 06 February 2015.

Current Results

None

0%

One

8%

Two

24%

Three

36%

Four or more

32%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.



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