Technology keeping teenagers from a good night's rest

February 3, 2015 3:09 PM

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Technology keeping teenagers from a good night's rest

A new study suggests today's generation of teenagers are especially vulnerable to the sleep-related consequences of tech overuse. A survey of more than 10,000 boys and girls in Norway, ages 16 to 19, revealed that tech usage corresponded with poorer sleep habits.

"There are indications that today's teenagers sleep less than previous generations," study co-author Mari Hysing, a psychologist at Norway's Uni Research Health, told NBC News. "There are some aspects of electronic devices that may give an additional arousal; the [screen] light may impact sleep horm...

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