This is what happens when you check your phone before going to bed

George Limberakis

Dr. Dan Siegel

Dr. Dan Siegel, renowned brain researcher, tells us why it is important to stop looking at our device screens, at least, one hour prior to going to sleep. The glow of the screen signals to our brains that it is not time for sleep. This can cause the chemicals that are necessary for falling asleep to not be released in our bodies, keeping us awake longer than we want. Watch this short video.