Limiting children's screen time linked to better cognition
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 28/09/2018 21:27
Limiting children's recreational screen use has been linked with improved cognition.
Children aged eight to 11 who used screens for fun for less than two hours a day performed better in tests of mental ability, a study found.
Combining this with nine to 11 hours of sleep a night was found to be best for performance.
Study links restricting screen time for kids to higher mental performance
Parents who possess the resolve to separate their children from their smartphones may be helping their kids' brainpower, a new study suggests.
Children who use smartphones and other devices in their free time for less than two hours a day performed better on cognitive tests assessing their thinking, language and memory, according to a study published Wednesday in the Lancet Child & Adolescent Health.