Blue Light Research & Scientific Studies

The links below provide further reading material on Blue Light, Screen Time, Smart Tech, and the potential harms associated.

1. The Damaging Effects of Blue Light on Our Skin

2. Blue Light-Induced Oxidative Stress in Skin

3. Irradiation of Skin with Visible Light Induces Reactive Oxygen Species and Matrix-Degrading Enzymes

4. Blue Light and Retinal Signalling

5. Is the Glare from your Computer Ageing your Skin?

6. Exploring Cell Death in Blue Light Induced Retinal Damage in Rats

7. Effects of Blue Light on the Circadian System and Eye Physiology

8. The Role of Retinal Photoreceptors in the Regulation of Circadian Rhythms

9. The Impact of Blue Light on Our Sleep

10. Harvard Medical School: The Effect Blue Light Has on Your Sleep and More

11. Evening Use of Light-Emitting eReaders Negatively Affects Sleep, Circadian Timing, and Next-Morning Alertness

12. The Truth about Blue Light: Does it Really Cause Insomnia and Increased Risk of Cancer?

13. New LED Streetlights Could Damage Eyesight and Disrupt Sleep, Warns Public Health England

14. This Is How Blue Light Is Actually Affecting Your Skin & What To Do About It?

15. Global Rise of Potential Health Hazards Caused by Blue Light-Induced Circadian Disruption in Modern Ageing Societies

16. Association of Disrupted Circadian Rhythmicity with Mood Disorders, Subjective Wellbeing, and Cognitive Function

17. Macular Carotenoid Supplementation Improves Visual Performance, Sleep Quality, and Adverse Physical Symptoms in Those with High Screen Time Exposure

18. Blue Light Nemesis: Green Veggies’ Carotenoids

19. Blue light excited retinal intercepts cellular signaling

20. Blue Light has a Dark Side

21. How to manage your family’s screen time

22. Parents need screen time limits, too, pediatricians say

23. Screen time v play time: what tech leaders won't let their own kids do

24. The health impacts of screen time: a guide for clinicians and parents

25. Most children sleep with mobile phone beside bed

26. 'Our minds can be hijacked': the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

27. Steve Jobs was a low tech parent

28. Screen Fixation and A.D.H.D

29. Study: Too Many Video Games May Sap Attention Span

30. Screen-time is associated with inattention problems in preschoolers: Results from the CHILD birth cohort study

31. Smartphone addiction creates imbalance in brain

32. The Power of the 'Like' in Adolescence: Effects of Peer Influence on Neural and Behavioral Responses to Social Media

33. Tristan Harris: How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day

34. Associations Between Screen-Based Media Use and Brain White Matter Integrity in Preschool-Aged Children

35. Mobile Media Device Use is Associated with Expressive Language Delay in 18-Month-Old Children

36. Brain Drain: The Mere Presence of One’s Own Smartphone Reduces Available Cognitive Capacity

37. Reading linear texts on paper versus computer screen: Effects on reading comprehension