Gap Fill - Binge-Watching TV - Level 5


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New research shows that binge-watching television can harm your . Binge-viewing is watching back-to-back TV for a time in a single sitting. It has been increasing across the world because of streaming and services. Researchers from in the USA and Belgium surveyed 423 people aged 18-25 on their TV-viewing . They found that binge-viewing greatly interrupted sleep . Professor Jan Van den Bulck said: "Our study signals that binge-viewing is in young adults and that it may be to their sleep."

The researchers asked people about sleep , levels of and insomnia. They also asked how often they binge-watched on televisions, laptops and computers. Over 80 per cent of the participants said they binge-watch. Over 20 per cent do so times a week. Binge-watchers are 98 per cent more to sleep poorly. A researcher said: "Bingeable TV shows have that keep the viewer tied to the ….They become involved with the and may keep thinking about it when they want to go to sleep." She said this caused sleep .

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