Research + News | Topic: Digital Screen

More Children Battling Vision Problems Thanks To Rise In Screen Time During Pandemic

Researchers say the combination of home confinement and too much time looking at digital screens appears to be severely impacting kids’ vision. Read the article here.

Some Kindergartners Are Staring At Screens For Over 6 Hours A Day During COVID

There’s little doubt remote learning and child care issues are pushing more parents to rely on screens to keep their children preoccupied during COVID-19. Read the article here.

2 In 3 Kids Regularly ‘Screen Stacking’ After School – Using Up To Four Digital Devices At Same Time

Once school ends, a recent study finds two-thirds of children spend their evenings and weekends staring at up to four screens at once. Read the article here.

Teenagers vs. Sleep: How Screen Time Is Getting In The Way

Research from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry shows how constant screen time for teens with and without ADHD affects daily life. Read the article here.

Instagram For Kids?! 3 Red Flags Every Parent Should Consider

Protect Young Minds provides reasons that Instagram for kids is not developmentally age-appropriate. Read the article here.

Study Shows Stronger Brain Activity After Writing On Paper Than On Tablet Or Smartphone

Unique, complex information in analog methods likely gives brain more details to trigger memory. Read the article here.

Preschoolers With Too Much Screen Time Struggle Making Friends, Have Shorter Attention Spans

Technology may help older children and adults connect with the world, but for toddlers, too much screen time may be doing lasting harm before they even enter school. Read the article here.

Research Identifies Impact Of Teenage Screen Use

Two thirds of children use more than one screen at the same time after school, in the evenings and at weekends as part of increasingly sedentary lifestyles, according to new research. Read the article here.

Excessive Screen Time Impacts Teens’ Sleep, Weight, And Activity Levels

Experts are particularly concerned about young people using multiple devices at the same time. Read the article here.

Five Ideas To Manage Your Kids’ Screen Time In A Pandemic

We can avoid long-term issues, according to expert Rachel Simmons, by proactively putting some guidelines in place that steer attitudes and actions. Read the article here.