Keeping up with the many demands of contemporary society leaves many of us feeling sleep deprived. We might put our tiredness down to poor diet or lack of sleep however the real reason you’re so tired might actually be hidden in the screen of your phone. There are components in digital screens that can cause prolonged feelings of wakefulness which can prevent you from sleeping. Unfortunately in today’s society, being exposed to digital screens and artificial lighting cannot be avoided. This means many of us might be becoming sleep deprived without even realising what’s causing it.
This infographic looks at human’s natural sleeping patterns in the past and why technology might be causing us to lose so much sleep today. Read on to find out more.