August 30, 2016

How Screens Turn Kids Into Junkies

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There’s a reason that the most tech-cautious parents are tech designers and engineers. Steve Jobs was a notoriously low-tech parent. Silicon Valley tech engineers enroll their kids in no-tech Waldorf Schools. Many parents intuitively understand that ubiquitous glowing screens are having a negative effect on kids. We see children who become bored, apathetic, uninteresting and uninterested when not plugged in. But it’s even worse than we think.

The digital drug.

Topics: Research and Insights, Culture, Screens, Technology

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