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At first it became ghostly, then it was tidal sleeves and now the teenagers seem to be texting. A recent study by the University of Villanova, published in the Journal of American College Health, has characterized nocturnal behavior known as "sleep text." Even more disturbing, although the survey only studied college students, sleep texting can happen to anyone. (See also: How do you remember your dreams and why do you want that?)
The study claimed that the beeping or buzzing of a cell phone is so common that we instinctively reach for our phones, even while we sleep. According to research, sleep texting is defined as "when a person sleeps while answering or electronically sending an electronic message", and nearly 1
Sleep text from @jwizzleee:
"Hay, you can get the car bad
I do not leave me
I have to get the Mego "
… what is a Mego?!?
– Connor Cragon (@ConnorCragon), December 4, 2018
The study came to the conclusion that this act is not dangerous, just embarrassing. However, it is not a good exercise if you sleep with the ringing tone in your bed when you are not resting texting.
"If possible, charge your phone from the bedroom so you can charge it in bed!" Nancy H. Rothstein, a lecturer at NYU Rothstein, told HelloGiggles. "Or at least put your phone across the room, so you do not look at it in bed, buy an old-fashioned alarm clock with hands and no bright light, instead of using your phone, because you'll be tempted to look up at texts and e-mails. Mails. "(Relatives: 5 things I learned when I stopped putting my phone to bed)
Bad sleep, funny lyrics at 2 o'clock in the morning? We lock our phone officially at night in the living room.
This story was originally published on HelloGiggles.com by Madison Vanderberg.