Screen time: the effects on children’s emotional, social, and cognitive development
The document explores the evidence on how screen time affects children’s socio-emotional and cognitive development.
Effects of screen time on preschool health and development
The NZ Ministry of Social Development commissioned this research into screen usage in young children (24 months to 54 months). The report finds that only a very small percentage of young children are meeting the national screen-time guidelines for under-5s, resulting in short-term negative outcomes...
A longitudinal analysis of children's media use and time choices
Media use is often implicated in debates about how young people should use their time for optimal benefit. In the child development literature and in more popular discourses, media use, and particularly television viewing, has long been associated with a number of serious social problems...