Research + News | Topic: Brain Development
Jan 4, 2021
The Effects Of Technology On Teens
In a world of remote-learning, Zoom calls, and streaming, do the benefits out weigh the risks? Read the article here.
Oct 5, 2020
Why Writing By Hand Makes Kids Smarter
New brain research shows that writing by hand helps children learn more and remember better. Read the article here.
Aug 6, 2020
The Downside To Screen Time This Fall
The proposed solutions for school in the fall, while completely understandable and entirely rational, are going to need to be carefully watched and managed. Read the article here.
Apr 29, 2020
Screen Time And The Brain: Expert Advice On Electronic Addiction And Teaching Kids Healthy Tech Habits
Protect Young Minds interviews Dr. Christy Kane to talk about how electronic impact the neurotransmitters in the brain and how to mitigate developing an addiction to electronics. Watch or read the interview here.
Apr 10, 2020
New Research Suggests Parents Should Limit Screen Media For Preschoolers
New research from University of California, Davis, suggests that parents should delay introducing their children to any screen media, as well as limit preschool-age children’s use of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets. Read the article here.
Jan 22, 2020
This Is Your Child’s Brain On Books: Scans Show Benefit Of Reading vs. Screen Time
Taking away screens and reading to our children during the formative years of birth to age 5 boosts brain development. Read the article here.
Nov 8, 2019
Too Much Screen Time May Be Stunting Toddlers’ Brains
Toddlers who spend loads of time looking at tablets, smartphones or TVs may be changing their brains, and not for the better. Read the article here.
Aug 30, 2019
Screens Are Changing The Way We Read Scripture
As digital reading habits rewire our brains, how will we process the Bible differently? Read the article here.
Apr 23, 2019
Screen Time Linked To Behavioral Problems In Preschoolers
There has been a recent surge in research examining the impacts of screen time on children and adolescents amid rising concerns that too much time in front of smartphones and constant access to social media is disrupting development and increases the risk of behavior, mental, and mood disorders. Read the article here.
Feb 20, 2019
Study Looks At Whether Teens Are Getting High On Social Media
In a groundbreaking study, a University of California San Diego psychiatrist is investigating whether social media affects the adolescent brain in the same way as cannabis. Read the article here.