Blue light excited retinal intercepts cellular signaling

Blue light excited retinal intercepts cellular signaling   Authors  Kasun Ratnayake, John L. Payton, O. Harshana Lakmal & Ajith Karunarathne Abstract Photoreceptor chromophore, 11-cis retinal (11CR) and the photoproduct, all-trans retinal (ATR), are present in the retina at higher concentrations and interact with the visual cells. Non-visual cells in the body are also exposed to retinal that enters the circulation. …

Screen media activity and brain structure in youth: Evidence for diverse structural correlation networks from the ABCD study

Screen media activity and brain structure in youth: Evidence for diverse structural correlation networks from the ABCD study   Authors Martin P. Paulus, Lindsay M. Squeglia, Kara Bagot, Joanna Jacobus, Rayus Kuplicki, Florence J. Breslin, Jerzy Bodurka, Amanda Sheffield Morris, Wesley K. Thompson, Hauke Bartsch, Susan F. Tapert Abstract The adolescent brain undergoes profound structural changes which is influenced by …

Social Media Use and Adolescent Mental Health: Findings From the UK Millennium Cohort Study

Social Media Use and Adolescent Mental Health: Findings From the UK Millennium Cohort Study   Authors Yvonne Kelly, Afshin Zilanawala, Cara Booker & Amanda Sacker Abstract Background Evidence suggests social media use is associated with mental health in young people but underlying processes are not well understood. This paper i) assesses whether social media use is associated with adolescents’ depressive …