A recent study reveal to the University of California, Irvine, researchers found that sleep deprivation is associated with a higher level of online surfing, social media sites like Facebook, including examination.
Wait to see how can affect the sleep time using the Internet, and not how Internet use affects sleep, the team recruited 76 students from UCI and its follow-on period of one week.
With the help of computer software registration computers and smartphones participants monitored to see how many times they spoke by phone, SMS or applications used.
The sensors are used to measure their behavior, activities and stress levels.
Participants completed a study every morning to report his dream and a questionnaire to be completed at the end of the day in the evening also needed. The students had to fill also a comprehensive questionnaire and participate in an interview.
The researchers collected additional information by the participants during the week about his mood, the level of commitment to ask their work, and how difficult it was to find the job that they were working today.
Facebook Addiction may Increase Risk of Sleeplessness
The study also examined the idea of “sleep debt”, the cumulative difference between the amount of sleep you need and experienced a lot.
After taking into account factors such as gender, age, the university workload and the training, the results a direct link between the chronic lack of sleep, mood state showed irritable, low productivity and more time spent also Facebook check.
The researchers also found that lack of sleep leads to people who get distracted easily, waving his attention between different computer screens and applications.
By Gloria Mark who is a lead researcher Less sleep come, are more prone to distraction, If you are distracted, you do go to Facebook It is easy, it’s simple, and it’s tired?
The results of the study are presented in CHI, interaction in San Jose, California during a primary human-computer conference in May.
The effect of technology on the quality of sleep in many previous studies, a study published last month found in the Journal of Child Neurology has shown that follow the text at night, after the lights have changed experiencing poor sleep and poorer young people, as the text with the lights degrees.
According to the study when the lights off, the “blue light” emitted from smartphones and tablets in the darkness intensified, delaying the free of melatonin, the hormone that makes you sleepy, disturbing their sleep patterns and quality.
The blue light can affect the release of melatonin and sleep, even if it is transmitted by the phone when the eyelids are closed.