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To help kids get more sleep & feel better rested, researchers suggest limiting access to screens (small & big) in bedrooms

gortmakerSteven Gortmaker, PhD, and Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH, have published a study in Pediatrics that found that kids who slept in rooms that had devices with electronic screens (smartphones, TV, etc.)  slept for shorter durations and were more likely to report that they received insufficient rest.

Buxton Quoted in NYT Article on How Smartphones in Bedroom May Negatively Impact Sleep

Orfeu Buxton, PhD, neuroscientist and assistant professor in the division of sleep medicine at Harvard Medical School and a Pop Center faculty member, is quoted in this New York Times article on how having a smartphone in the bedroom may negatively impact sleep.
http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/bits/2014/02/09/for-a-restful-night-make-your-smartphone-sleep-on-the-couch/