Work-related nighttime use of smartphones may affect sleep

Feb 04, 2014

Original Source:  National Safety Council, "Work-related nighttime use of smartphone may affect sleep"

 East Lansing, MI – Conducting work at home on a smartphone at night may make it hard for employees to sleep, leaving them with less energy the next day, according to two new studies from Michigan State University.

As part of the first study, researchers surveyed 82 upper-level managers daily for two weeks. The second study involved surveys of 161 workers from a variety of occupations – including nursing, dentistry and manufacturing – and compared the effect of using smartphones with other electronic devices. Read Full Article

The study is scheduled to appear in the journal Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

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