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What does screen time do to toddler brains?


The American Academy of Paediatrics recommends that parents limit screen use for preschool children ages two to five to one hour a day of high-quality programming. — Bay Area News Group/TNS

The American Academy of Paediatrics recommends that parents limit screen use for preschool children ages two to five to one hour a day of high-quality programming. — Bay Area News Group/TNS

Is too much screen time linked to poor performance on developmental screening tests? A recent study confirms what many parents have long feared. 

Spending a lot of time staring at screens as a toddler is linked with poorer performance on developmental screening tests later in childhood, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics

   

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