Bedroom media devices

Daniela Rodrigues was an invited speaker in the television program Mentes que Brilham (from Porto Canal) on September 8th. The researcher talked about her paper “Home vs. bedroom media devices: socioeconomic disparities and association with childhood screen- and sleep-time” (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2021.04.012) published in 2021 by the journal Sleep Medicine. 

Daniela highlighted some of the findings from her research, namely:

  • Media devices were more common in high-than low-SES households
  • Media devices allocated in children’s bedroom were more prevalent in low-SES families
  • Television and mobile devices in the bedroom significantly increased screen-time
  • Television and mobile devices in the bedroom significantly decreased sleep-time

The interview is available online in HERE.

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Bedroom media devices

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