Technology and Sleep
Date posted: January 20, 2015
Technology is central to the way most of us live now. So much activity involves some kind of screen. Yet, sometimes it’s a good idea to step away from it.
Research indicates that screen time at bedtime can affect the amount and quality of the sleep you get. This is true for all members of the family, not just children.
To learn more about how screen time in the evening can affect sleep, read:
Kids that unplug before bedtime sleep better (study)
Reading on a screen before bed might be killing you
Small screens in the bedroom hinder children’s sleep
And, getting enough sleep is important for a number of reasons. It improves learning and memory, mood, safety, and health.