Are Paper Books Better Than E-Books For Sleep Cycle?
A study from Harvard Medical School shows that electronic readers utilizing LED technology interrupt people's natural sleep cycles.By Rosie Newberry | December 23, 2014
Consider this news a win for proponents of reading traditionally at bedtime — that is, off of paper, not an electronic tablet.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School released a study showing that participants who used light-emitting electronic books, or LE-eBooks, before bed had a harder time falling asleep and staying asleep.
The effects were even felt the next day, when participants who'd used LE-eBooks before bed were less alert.