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Remember what your parents told you as a child? “Don’t sit so close to the Television, you’ll go blind.” While that may not necessarily be true researchers have found that blue light near you can affect your sleep and potentially cause disease. WHAT IS BLUE LIGHT? Not all colors of light were created equal or have the same effect. Blue wavelengths are beneficial during daylight hours because they boost attention, reaction times, and mood—seem to be the most disruptive at night.
And the expanse of electronics with screens, as well as energy-efficient lighting, is increasing our exposure to blue wavelengths, especially after sundown. Until the advent of artificial lighting, the sun was the major source of lighting, and people spent their evenings in (relative) darkness. Now, in much of the world, evenings are illuminated, and we take our easy access to all those lumens pretty much for granted. I'M NOT SLEEPY Everyone has slightly different circadian rhythms. The average length is 24 …