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.