Latest News

Are smartphones disrupting your sleep?

Smartphones and tablets can make for sleep-disrupting bedfellows. One cause is believed to be the bright light-emitting diodes that allow the use of mobile devices in dimly lit rooms; the light exposure can interfere with melatonin, a hormone that helps control the natural sleep-wake cycle. But there may be a way to check your mobile device in bed and still get a good night?s sleep. A new study suggests dimming the smartphone or tablet brightness settings and holding the device at least 14 inches from your face while using it will reduce its potential to interfere with melatonin and impede sleep.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Learning from scorpions to control impulses

  • Sounds of silence: Brain activity analysis informs researchers on how vocalization works

  • Brain white matter changes seen in children who experience neglect

  • Support cells in brain offer new strategy to boost memory

  • Are medications' adverse cognitive effects reversible?

  • Bad middle managers are just a reflection of their bosses, study says

  • Study of former NFL players reveals specifics of concussive brain damage

  • Use it or lose it: Active learning improves cognitive learning in active adults

  • Good bedtime habits equal better sleep for kids

  • Ads effective even in the midst of multitasking, studies find

  •