Mobile devices could impact a child’s social and emotional development

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A recent study by the Boston University School of Medicine studied screen time among kids under 30 months. According to the results of new research that have been published in a peer reviewed journal, using mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets in order to divert the attention of a child could end up impairing their development on a social and emotional level. Primarily, it was found that this type of use of gadgets holds back a child’s ability to learn self control. The research, which was conducted by a…

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Mobile devices stunt social skill development in children

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The use of gadgets is halting children from learning through direct social interaction with others. Parents who are wondering if their children are developing social skills at the proper rate may be interested in the latest research that is suggesting that it might be a good idea to limit a kid’s exposure to the digital screen of mobile devices. Regular use of smartphones, tablets, and computers could be causing child social skills to decline. Among the reasons that were put forward by this study is that children are spending more…

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