Posted: 17 November, 2015
If You're Reading This On Your Phone, It Just Cost You An Hour Of Sleep
According to a new study, using your phone before you sleep is costing you those precious hours of dreaming about Ryan Gosling.
Doctor Paul Gringas in the UK has conducted a study that focuses on the type of light that is emitted by your phone - in particular green or blue.
He claims: 'There is converging data to say if you are in front of one of these devices at night-time it could prevent you falling asleep by an extra hour. Ideally future software design could be better optimised when night-time use is anticipated, and hardware should allow an automatic “bedtime mode” that shifts blue and green light emissions to yellow and red as well as reduce backlight/light intensity.’
So wait Doc... are you saying checking how many likes we've gotten on our latest selfie is costing us an hour a night? 7 hours a WEEK? That's like a WHOLE NIGHT'S SLEEP.
That's it. We've had it. No more Instagram...not until tomorrow at least ;)
The new BBC Four series, Colour: The Spectrum of Science has left us all scratching our heads with this one…
Next time you have to explain to your Mum AGAIN how to change her iPhone to front camera, don’t worry, you’re not alone.