Exposure to excessive screen time at age two is associated with poorer communication and daily living skills at age four, however, spending time outdoors can mitigate some of the negative effects of screen time.
Contrary to popular belief, exposure to television does not, in itself, raise the risk for toddlers developing attention-deficit problems.
Eleven-year-old boys who play video games often are less likely to develop symptoms of depression three years later than their peers who don't.
Study reveals lower microstructural integrity in white matter tracts supporting language and emergent literacy skills in prekindergarten aged children exposed to excessive screen time media.
Too little sleep and too much screen time are linked to increased impulsive behaviors, especially in younger people. Reducing recreational screen time to two hours a day and sleeping for 9-11 hours per night can help curb impulse behaviors.
Teens who are exposed to screen time for four or more hours a day have a 30-minute delay in sleep time and report more sleep disruptions than those who spend an hour a day using tech. However, reducing screen time for a week and using glasses to block out blue light help to resolve sleep problems.
Two or more hours of screen time is associated with inattention problems in preschool-aged children.
Contrary to previous findings, a new study reports little evidence for a substantial negative link between screen time use before sleep and adolescent wellbeing.
A new study reports children and pre-teens who are exposed to screen time in the dark an hour before sleep are more likely to have sleep disturbances, a higher risk of anxiety and may be more prone to obesity.
Study reports children who reward children with screen time often spend more time interacting with their tablets or smartphones than parents who don't.
Researchers uncover how specific retinal cells respond to the artificial light generated by cell phone and tablets. The study reveals how retinal ganglion cells process ambient light and reset our circadian clocks, leading to sleep disruptions.
Researchers report insufficient sleep is associated with unhealthy eating patterns, an increased risk of obesity and more screen time in school aged children.