University of Adelaide Researchs Teens’ Sleep Impacted by Electronic Media



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Tuesday, 14 January 2014

New research from the University of Adelaide shows more than 70% of South Australian teenagers are experiencing insufficient sleep on every school night, with many reporting the overuse of electronic media such as the internet, video games and mobile phones, which could be contributing to the problem.

Researchers from the University’s School of Psychology surveyed the electronic media and sleep habits of more than 1200 students aged 12-18 from seven high schools. …