Survey raises worries about how screen time affects kids’ brains

U.S. kids, ages 8 to 11, averaged 3.6 hours a day playing on their digital devices

kid using tablet

TIME OUT  Kids who spent less than two hours a day on screens performed better on memory, thinking and language tests than kids who used screens more, a large study finds.


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