Tag Archives: Time

Too much screen time makes tots FIVE times more likely to have behaviour problems

Pre-school children who spend more than two hours a day in front of a screen are more likely to have short behaviour spans and behaviour problems, research shows. Compared to children with less than 30 minutes per day of screen time, the 13.7% who watched more than two hours each day were five times more… Read More »

Story time with e-books 'not as helpful' as print books

Parents and children interact less when reading electronic books together than printed ones, a study suggests. Researchers from the University of Michigan found parents talked more about the technology than content when using electronic books. With print, the frequency and quality of interactions were better, said lead author Dr Tiffany Munzer. The results of studying… Read More »