About

About the Smartphone and Sleep Study:

Ever since the rise of technology, smartphones have been embedded in our daily lives, performing numerous tasks for us ranging from waking us up in the morning, keeping us entertained and informed throughout the day and before bed. As a research team from the Social Health Lab, we are investigating how the amount of time spent on smartphones influences sleep quality and well-being.

Who is involved in this project: 

The interdisciplinary team of investigators includes Dr. Frances Chen (Principal Investigator), Dr. Christine Anderl and Marlise Hofer from the UBC Social Health Lab.

How is the study funded?

This study is funded by the Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge (challenge sponsors: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and MaRS Discovery District (MaRS)).