Kids are rotting their minds by spending hours upon hours in front of screens. That’s what parents say anyway. But what impact does all this screen time really have? Trace spent hours researching- in front of computer screen- to get a definitive, scientific answer.
“THE NIELSEN MARCH 2013 CROSS-PLATFORM REPORT: FREE TO MOVE BETWEEN SCREENS”
“Nielsen’s best-in-class audience measurement report provides the newest quarterly perspective on the evolution of the American consumer’s media behavior.”
“What Happens When Toddlers Zone Out With an iPad”
“IPads can be wonderful, but are they wonderful for toddlers? Ben Worthen on Lunch Break explains why pediatric neuroscientists and researchers suggest that the iPad differs from TV and video games. ”
“Watching TV for three hours a day will not harm your children, parents told”
“Young children who watch three hours or more of television a day are at no greater risk of hyperactivity or emotional problems than other children, according to the biggest British study of its kind into TV viewing habits and childhood mental health.”
“Is it Okay to Let Your Toddler Play with the iPad?”
“But the American Academy of Pediatrics has just come out with a new report that says that, cute as they are, babies and toddlers should spend as little time as possible with ‘screens’. ”
“Why an iPhone could actually be good for your 3-year-old”
“Parents who hand smart phones to their preschoolers as a distraction are shocked to see how quickly the kids become pros.”
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