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Thread by @anya1anya: "What we know about kids and screens 1/ Screens interfere with sleep. High levels of screen time correlate with obesity. 2/ In most other are […]" #theartofscreentime

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Screens interfere with sleep. High levels of screen time correlate with obesity. 2/
In most other areas (ADHD, anxiety, depression) studies are correlational AND effect sizes are tiny 3/
There's solid evidence for learning both academic and social skills, mostly video, no earlier than preschool age.4/
Nearly all children and adults use digital media daily and on a population basis we can't see "epidemics" of anything. The anxiety/depression trends are worrisome but started before smartphones 5/
There's intriguing early evidence from brain studies with both positive and negative impacts of eg video game use 6/
There's emerging evidence on the positive impacts of social media. Teens use to connect and seek social support 7/
The classroom evidence is murkier. Computers are certainly no magic elixir for test scores 8/
Decades of research tell us that parent influence matters. As mediators-- not authoritarians 9/
One more. There is evidence of problematic use/addiction esp to video games, social media and porn.
Citations? here are the endnotes to my book #theartofscreentime (draft form) docs.google.com/document/d/1j-… @douglevin
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