Kids Using Phones Before Sleeping At Night Isn’t Bad For their Health, Claims New Study
Till now there have been several expert opinions as well as research information on national sleep sites
1Now research say that smartphone usage before bed isn’t all that harmful
In recent years, both the tech industry and medical research has been taking note of the severe dependence of teenagers and preteens on smartphones. There have been many reports that said too much screen time affected mental health.
2A new study at Oxford Internet Institute
Another new study that was done by the University of Oxford Internet
3New study counteracts claims of earlier ones
There have been many statements issued by pediatricians and scientists who have warned about the dangers of teens spending a lot of time on electronic devices and computers. But one particular study counteracts these claims. The study was a collaborative one by the Oxford University Internet Institute and Cardiff University who incidentally are the first to state that there is no link between mental well being and screen time which were researched and measured separately for different digital activities over the week.
4The Goldilocks theory
The study proposed a theory known as the
By utilizing a well-established self-report measure, the researchers from Oxford and Cardiff Universities analyzed 120,000 15-year-olds in Britain and how much time they spent on their digital devices. The majority said they used various devices daily for gaming, films, communication, TV programmes, chatting and the internet. The paper concludes that screen time had very little impact on negative mental health to be of much concern.