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Too much light exposure at night can cause depression, learning issues

14 Nov

It seems that “night lights” have been replaced in the digital age by laptops, televisions and phones, but a new study shows too much exposure to light after the sun goes down can have negative effects on the brain.

The study found that when people leave too many lights on at night, they are more at risk for depression and learning issues. These complications arise from more than bad sleep. Continue reading