screens

  • Close up of woman using cell phone touch screen
    December 6, 2016  

    While many parents worry about how much time their children spend glued to computers, tablets and televisions, a new study reveals the adults themselves spend more than nine hours a day in front of screens. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, about parental hypocrisy over media use, different cultural perspectives toward technology and ensuring screen-free time. Continue reading

  • October 25, 2011  

    How much time are our youngest children spending in front of screens? Jeffrey Brown discusses new studies that chronicle the increasing use of digital devices by young children — and the resulting health effects — with James Steyer of Common Sense Media and Dr. Ari Brown of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Continue reading