Cell phone study rings in student reactions

Posted By Staff Writer on Oct 21, 2015 Courtesy of Wirefly A cell phone study comparing teen sleep, grades, and the effects of looking at smartphone screens was recently conducted and published by researchers at Seton Hall’s School of Health and Medical Sciences and the JFK Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Peter Polos, the author, and Dr. Vincent DeBari, co-author, wrote “The Impact of Sleep Time-Related Information and Communication Technology (STRICT) on sleep patterns and daytime functioning in American adolescents,” examining a subject that Dr. DeBari said he felt had not been well explored. They looked at 3,139 students from Edison High School in Edison, N.J. Dr. Polos is a clinical associate professor for the Department of Neuroscience at the SHU School of Health and Medical Sciences. Both Dr. DeBari and Dr.…


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