Are Digital Screens Harming Kids’ Brains? One Study Raises Red Flags

Posted by Karen Wittenburg, M.D. on Feb 11, 2019 8:06:00 AM

We know that too much screen time isn’t good for anyone, let alone kids. Too much time on digital devices has been linked to poor sleep patterns, behavioral issues, loss of social skills, obesity, and even violence, but the National Institutes of Health wanted to delve into this issue a little further and see what long-term effects, if any, screen time for kids might have on the actual structure of their brains. The results are concerning. 

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Topics: digital devices and kids brains, how screen time affects kids brains

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