- Nov 1, 2016
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As young people spend an increasing amount of time on electronic devices, the effects of these digital activities has become a prevalent concern among parents, caregivers, and policy-makers. Research indicating that between 50 percent to 90 percent of school-age children might not be getting enough sleep has prompted calls that technology use may be to blame. However, new research from the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford, has shown that screen time has very little practical effect on children's sleep.