As children’s entertainment continues to evolve, a new study has found that an excess of screen time may have an effect on early brain development.
Children who are exposed to long periods of screen use are more likely to have trouble with developing language and literacy skills. But concerns over the growing trend cite that these interactions shouldn’t replace human experiences, but reinforce them.
Today on All Sides; tough topics in children’s entertainment, early development, and more.
- Rebecca Dore,Senior Research Assoc-Social, Ohio State University Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy
- Yeeun “Christina” Koo, Project Coordinator at Children's Television Project (CTV) at Tufts University