Article Title: How Electronics Affect Sleep by Danielle Pacheco
Author: Danielle Pacheco
- Electronics Affect Sleep
- Danielle Pacheco
Tempting as it might be to use your computer or phone before bed, studies have shown these devices can interfere with sleep by suppressing the production of melatonin, a natural hormone released in the evening to help you feel tired and ready for sleep. This leads to neurophysiologic arousals that increase feelings of alertness when you should be winding down instead.