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This is what happens to your brain and body when you check your smartphone before bed

Dr Dan Siegel believes starting at screens before sleeping is much worse than initially thought 

Justin Gmoser
Sunday 21 January 2018 16:57 GMT
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Over half of the world's population own a mobile
Over half of the world's population own a mobile (Shutterstock)

Staring at screens right before sleep turns out to be a lot worse than previously thought. Dr Dan Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, lays out all of the negative effects that bedtime screen viewing can have on the brain and body.

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