Limit children's screen time, expert urges

Concerns are mounting over the amount of time children spend in front of screens. A psychologist, Dr. Aric Sigman, writes in the Archives of Disease in Childhood that a child born today will have spent a full year glued to screens by the time they reach the age of seven. Children also have unprecedented numbers of screens available to them. Screen addiction and "Facebook depression" are among the problematic effects cited. Read more in this BBC News story.

Issue(s): 

Blog Category: 

Add new comment

By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.