Toddlers often are unable to understand that the person on the screen is real, relevant and represents an actual adult, one researcher said.
By Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report
The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5 should get: not very much, and none at all for those under 1.
By Associated Press
Here are five important stories that were overlooked in the media frenzy.
By Laura Santhanam, Erica R. Hendry, Joshua Barajas, Iman Smith, Andrew Wagner
Dr. Nathan Chomilo will join NewsHour science producer Nsikan Akpan for a Twitter chat at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th to talk about the risks of mobile device usage by children.
By Lora Strum
By Laura Santhanam
If you want to scold your teen or tween for their screen time on smartphones, tablets and computers, think twice: You may be setting their example.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends that parents keep infants and toddlers away from screens until they hit 18 months, instead of two years.
Today's teens and tweens are constantly connecting -- to TV, computers, smartphones and tablets. Kids between 8 and 12 report spending an average of 4.5 hours a day in front of a screen, while teenagers spend more than 6.5 hours…
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