Smart devices and screen time lead to insomnia, poor sleep quality and depressive symptoms among adolescents, according to a new study.
Kids who spend more time on screens report more difficulty falling asleep, a harder time staying asleep and more depressive symptoms, the study of 3,134 adolescents found.
More tech companies are unveiling tools to combat tech addiction as problems like these continue. On Monday, Apple announced new controls for devices that will allow users to see how much time they spend on their screens and different apps and set limits. It will also enable parents to use the system to monitor kids’ phone use.
Read more at NY POST.