Research + News | Topic: Digital Screen
Jun 4, 2021
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.
May 19, 2021
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.
May 11, 2021
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.
Apr 20, 2021
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
Apr 7, 2021
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.
Mar 26, 2021
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.
Mar 26, 2021
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.
Mar 12, 2021
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.
Mar 8, 2021
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.
Feb 25, 2021
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.