Smartphone viewing distance and sleep: an experimental study utilizing motion capture technology

@inproceedings{Yoshimura2017SmartphoneVD,
  title={Smartphone viewing distance and sleep: an experimental study utilizing motion capture technology},
  author={Michitaka Yoshimura and Momoko Kitazawa and Yasuhiro Maeda and Masaru Mimura and Kazuo Tsubota and Taishiro Kishimoto},
  booktitle={Nature and science of sleep},
  year={2017}
}
There are studies reporting the negative impact of smartphone utilization on sleep. It is considered that reduction of melatonin secretion under the blue light exposure from smart-phone displays is one of the causes. The viewing distance may cause sleep disturbance, because the viewing distance determines the screen illuminance and/or asthenopia. However, to date, there has been no study closely investigating the impact of viewing distance on sleep; therefore, we sought to determine the… CONTINUE READING