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Dr Miriam Stoppard: Limiting screen time may do wonders for teenagers’ sleep

Sleep problems again. This time in teenagers. The interesting aspect of this new study is that their sleep problems can be improved in just one week. How? Limiting evening exposure to screens, mobile phones, tablets and computers could do the trick. The research says the crucial factor to bear in mind is reducing exposure to… Read More »

‘Screen Time’ Is Over

The debate over screen time is typically accompanied by a good deal of finger-wagging: The digital experience is a ruinous habit, akin to binge-eating curly fries, gambling on cock fights or drinking whiskey with breakfast. Meanwhile, social scientists who are trying to study the actual psychological effects of screen time are left in a bind.… Read More »

Study: Limiting kids' screen time improves brain function

Cutting back on screen time, along with the right amount of sleep and physical activity, is linked to improvements in cognition among children, a study suggests. The observational study analyzed data from a broader study funded by the National Institutes of Health, focusing on 4,500 children ages 8 to 11. Researchers compared time spent on… Read More »