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Bedtime mobile phone use and sleep in adults.
BACKGROUND The few studies that have investigated the relationship between mobile phone use and sleep have mainly been conducted among children and adolescents. In adults, very little is known aboutExpand
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Sleep quality is negatively related to video gaming volume in adults
Most literature on the relationship between video gaming and sleep disturbances has looked at children and adolescents. There is little research on such a relationship in adult samples. The aim ofExpand
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Binge Viewing, Sleep, and the Role of Pre-Sleep Arousal.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To investigate the prevalence of binge viewing, its association with sleep and examine arousal as an underlying mechanism of this association. METHODS Four hundred twenty-threeExpand
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Bedtime, shuteye time and electronic media: sleep displacement is a two‐step process
This study argues that going to bed may not be synonymous with going to sleep, and that this fragmentation of bedtime results in a two‐step sleep displacement. We separated bedtime (i.e. going toExpand
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The Use of Media as a Sleep Aid in Adults
A sample of 844 adults, aged 18–94 years old, was queried about media habits and sleep behavior in face-to-face interviews with standardized questionnaires. A substantial proportion of this sampleExpand
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“Glued to the Tube”: The Interplay Between Self-Control, Evening Television Viewing, and Bedtime Procrastination
There is ample evidence that media use displaces sleep, but little theory about the mechanism that explains this. We studied sleep displacement as a self-control issue: People postpone going to bed...
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Violent video games and delinquent behavior in adolescents: A risk factor perspective.
Over the years, criminological research has identified a number of risk factors that contribute to the development of aggressive and delinquent behavior. Although studies have identified mediaExpand
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Technology and Sleep: How Electronic Media Exposure Has Impacted Core Concepts of Sleep Medicine
Picture the following common scenario: A middle-aged man does not use electronic media all evening. He then goes to bed at 10 p.m. and switches off the light immediately. However, instead of going toExpand
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Sleep Research: A Primer for Media Scholars
ABSTRACT The average amount of sleep people of all ages get has declined sharply in the past 50 years. The detrimental health effects of sleep deprivation are well documented and substantial. EvenExpand
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Sleep latency versus shuteye latency: Prevalence, predictors and relation to insomnia symptoms in a representative sample of adults
Shuteye latency (SEL) refers to the time spent performing activities in bed before attempting sleep. This study investigates (a) the prevalence, duration and predictors of SEL, (b) its associationExpand
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