How screen time impacts young brains

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 5 October 2016

13 mins

For everyone screens, and in particular smart phones, consume so much time. They're a huge part of kids' development now. But how does omniprescent technology actually affect what happens in little noggins? Are negative effects irreparable? And when are they are glaring problem to reign in?

Karen Young is the psychologist behind Hey Sigmund!, a research and news resource for psychology. She delves into the research behind screens and young brains.

Image credit: Marcus Kwan

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