Dr. Todd Harris

Watch the Screen Time (Pun Intended)

Written by Dr. Todd Harris

Old TV Screens

September 9, 2015 – Screens are everywhere.

I don’t think anyone is too surprised when findings prove that too much screen time is a problem for our children.

It seems that the growing and developing infant brain can find no substitute for real and personal HUMAN interaction as well as acting on the physical environment with imaginative play.

TVs, computers, tablets, game systems, etc. all seem to take the place of activities that are proving more and more to be essential for healthy development.

This is an interesting post on the topic that ran this summer in the NY Times:

Screens Taking a Toll