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Old 04-29-2018, 02:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am currently completing a research module at college. My research question is: does mobile phone usage result in sleep deprivation?

I was wondering if anyone would like to share their views on this topic.

Why do you think people are so addicted to their phones nowadays?

Would the general population get more sleep if we were not so addicted to our phones?

Why do we still use our phones despite we believe it is bad for our health?
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Old 04-29-2018, 04:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Ran a study on myself and my friends and my faulted test concluded yes. When any of us look at our phone for memes or anything after laying down we're up for another 30 minutes to an hour and it's harder to sleep. If we lay down and don't use our phone we fall asleep faster and closer to the intended time of rest.
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Default Re: Phone usage resulting in sleep deprivation?

I do believe this and late night TV/Monitor use do affect most people, but it doesn't seem to change me personally.

I mean, I sit on my PC and phone from 5pm til 11pm every single day, and thats after a full day at work sat on my PC and phone there too. I still get tired and fall asleep in half an hour to an hour (it's taken me this long all my life). I've tried using the low blue light mode on my phone and monitor, and while it does feel easier on the eyes, I cant say I noticed any improvement in sleep or time to fall asleep. I've also had numerous holiday with no PC or phone access and it still took me an hour to fall asleep.

So I guess it depends on the person. For me, I look at a monitor or phone until about 10 seconds prior to going to bed. Bedroom lights on too, certainly not dark or anything. No real problems.. always get a good nights sleep.
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Happens to me every single day. Instead of sleeping I can't stop myself from playing games and checking out my social media accounts, depriving me of sleep.
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