people who use their phones for work-related purposes after 9 p.m. don't sleep that well and are less productive the following day.You finally have a legitimate reason not to respond to a late-night email from your boss: According to a new study conducted by Michigan State University,
"We studied work-related phone calls, emails, and text messages because engaging in work before bed doesn't allow people to disengage from their day, unlike more relaxing activities like texting with a friend," lead study author Russell Johnson, an assistant professor of management, tells Yahoo Shine. "We chose to study 9 p.m. because studies show that most people fall asleep anywhere between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m."
Interestingly, when compared to people who engaged in other stimulating activities, such as watching "excessive" amounts of television before bed (two hours of viewing or more), those who used their phones slept the worst. "Smartphones are the most disruptive gadgets because they're portable, soRead More »from Weird Reasons You Can't Sleep: Your Phone, Your Bra, Your Dinner