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Vivian Giang writes in Sleep Drives Metabolite Clearance from the Adult Brain:

In fact, as part of Swart’s Neuroscience For Leadership class at MIT in April, she discussed the serious health consequences that come from neglecting shut-eye. Swart, who is also a leadership coach, has been instructing executives to sleep for years. She promotes techniques related to diet and exercise, and warns that sleeping next to your smartphone—the one that emits 3G and 4G signals all night—affects your brain patterns, restructuring your brain cells and likely preventing you from allowing your brain to clean out waste material properly.

Is the claim that 3G and 4G signals are strong enough to prevent your brain from cleaning out waste material properly backed by research?

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    Note that the above paper did find that "cell phone fields" alter brain activity, but it did not conclude whether the effect of this was negative. – called2voyage Aug 1 '16 at 18:40
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    I don't see how it would be possible seeing as people's phones, when operating normally, broadcast almost nothing unless something is uploading data or you are speaking during a call. If it did radiate in excess the battery would drain too fast. Also unless it's right near your head the signal becomes very weak. – A L Aug 17 '16 at 20:01
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    What in sam hill is a brain pattern? – tuskiomi Nov 29 '16 at 21:35
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    Gentlemen, practice these words in front of the mirror."Although we are constantly exploring the subject, currently, there is no direct evidence that links cell phone usage to brain cancer." – daniel Jul 27 '17 at 7:31
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    I just love the image of executives turning into sleeping beauties after following her advice to "sleep for years". – aslum Jul 27 '17 at 20:44

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