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Jean M. Twenge, Jonathan Haidt, Andrew B. Blake, Cooper McAllister, Hannah Lemon, Astrid Le Roy,Worldwide increases in adolescent loneliness, Journal of Adolescence, 2021, ISSN 0140-1971, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2021.06.006.(https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140197121000853) Abstract Introduction Several studies have documented increases in adolescent loneliness and depression in the U.S., UK, and Canada after 2012, but it is unknown whether these trends appear worldwide...
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British Society for Neuroendocrinology Briefing 58 Dr Manuel Spitschan In addition to seeing the colourful and detailed world around us, light profoundly impacts our brains and bodies – exposure to light in the evening and at night suppresses the production of melatonin and disrupts our circadian rhythm, which can have negative consequences on physical and...
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•Russia Oleg A. Grigoriev DrSc., PhD. (radiobiology & hygiene of non-ionizing radiation); Chairman, Russian National Committee on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (RusCNIRP) 3rd of February 2021 Mobile #phones ban in schools in Russia (Jan 21): mandatory State sanitary rules #prohibit the use of #mobile communication devices for educational purposes (at #school, at home, in the park...
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Silva ESME, Ono BHVS, Souza JC. Sleep and immunity in times of COVID-19. Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992). 2020 Sep 21;66Suppl 2(Suppl 2):143-147. doi: 10.1590/1806-9282.66.S2.143. PMID: 32965373. SUMMARY BACKGROUND Analyze how the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic and its social restriction measures affect sleep quality and the immunological system. METHODS An integrative bibliographical review was carried out...
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California Alliance of Researchers for Equity in Education. (2020). The Shift to Online Education During and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic: Concerns and Recommendations for California. Contributing authors include Christine Sleeter, Alison Dover, Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath, Roxana Marachi, Kyle Beckham, Carol Batker, and Kevin Kumashiro. http://www.care-ed.org In this research brief, the California Alliance of Researchers for Equity...
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Paksarian D, Rudolph KE, Stapp EK, et al. Association of Outdoor Artificial Light at Night With Mental Disorders and Sleep Patterns Among US Adolescents. JAMA Psychiatry. Published online July 08, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.1935 Key Points Question  Are levels of outdoor artificial light at night associated with adolescent sleep patterns and past-year mental disorder? Findings  In a cross-sectional, nationally representative survey...
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Sohn, S., Rees, P., Wildridge, B. et al. Prevalence of problematic smartphone usage and associated mental health outcomes amongst children and young people: a systematic review, meta-analysis and GRADE of the evidence. BMC Psychiatry 19, 356 (2019) doi:10.1186/s12888-019-2350-x Abstract Background Over the past decade, smartphone use has become widespread amongst today’s children and young people (CYP) which parallels increases in...
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Bob Willard is a leading expert on quantifying the business value of sustainability strategies. He has given over a thousand presentations, has authored six books, and provides extensive resources for sustainability champions. He is an award-winning certified B Corp, a Certified Sustainability Professional, and has a PhD in sustainability from the University of Toronto. His...
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