More teens than ever aren’t getting enough sleep

Authors: Twenge, J. M., Krizan,Z. & Hisler, G.

Source: San Diego State University. (2017, October 19). More teens than ever aren't getting enough sleep: A new study finds young people are likely sacrificing sleep to spend more time on their phones and tablets. ScienceDaily. Retrieved October 23, 2017 from

A new study led by San Diego State University Professor of Psychology Jean Twenge finds that adolescents today are sleeping fewer hours per night than older generations. One possible reason? Young people are trading their sleep for smartphone time.

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