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The impact of light from computer monitors on melatonin levels in college students.

@article{Figueiro2011TheIO,
  title={The impact of light from computer monitors on melatonin levels in college students.},
  author={Mariana G. Figueiro and Brittany Wood and Barbara A Plitnick and Mark S. Rea},
  journal={Neuro endocrinology letters},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={
          158-63
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Self-luminous electronic devices emit optical radiation at short wavelengths, close to the peak sensitivity of melatonin suppression. Melatonin suppression resulting from exposure to light at night has been linked to increased risk for diseases. The impact of luminous cathode ray tube (CRT) computer monitors on melatonin suppression was investigated. DESIGN Twenty-one participants experienced three test conditions: 1) computer monitor only, 2) computer monitor viewed through… Expand
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