HOW TECHNOLOGY AFFECTS SLEEP
60% of 13-64 year olds experience problems sleeping
95% of those surveyed said they use electronics within the hour before they go to sleep
63% of those surveyed say they don’t get enough sleep
15% of 19-64 year olds said they get less than 6 hours of sleep on weeknights
LACK OF SLEEP CAN CAUSE
THE EFFECT OF BLUE-LIGHT ON SLEEP
According to the National Sleep Foundation, blue light emitted from screens delays the release of sleep-inducing melatonin, increases alertness, and reset’s the body’s internal clock to a later schedule.
What is Melatonin?
Melatonin is produced by the pineal gland during the night in order to activate sleepiness and ready oneself for a full night of sleep.
SIGNS WE’RE ADDICTED TO OUR PHONES
74% of Parents have their phone in their bed or within reach when they go to sleep.
68% of Teens have their phone in their bed or within reach when they go to sleep.
61% of Parents use their phones within 30 minutes of going to sleep and 26% use it within 5 minutes.
70% of Teens use their phones within 30 minutes of going to sleep and 40% use it within 5 minutes.
26% of Parents wake up to check their phone during the night.