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Teen Sleep Loss Linked To Social Media

Thursday January 26th, 2017

Sleep loss in teenagers is correlated with frequent social media use, according to a new study by researchers in the UK, titled "Sleepless in school? The social dimensions of young people's bedtime rest and routines" published in the Journal of Youth Studies.

Researchers at the Wales Institute for Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods surveyed over 900 students, ages 12-15 years old, about their social media usage and sleep patterns, including when they go to bed, when they wake up, and how often they check social media during the night.

One-fifth of the respondents said they "almost always" wake up during the night and log on to social media. No surprise, these students were roughly three times as likely to say they are "constantly" tired at school as peers who don't check social media at night.

The survey also revealed that girls in this age group are significantly more likely than boys to wake up and use social media during the night.
 

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