At night, the brain naturally produces melatonin, a hormone that helps you sleep. The glow from electronic screens can confuse the brain and stop that process - the blue light actually tricks the body into thinking it’s daytime.
Children and youth using these devices at night get so much stimulation, their minds keep turning, preventing them from feeling tired.
Powering down devices early in the evening will help your child wind down and enjoy a better sleep. Read more tips for managing screen time at bedtime.