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Tech bosses limit their kids’ time on smartphones: why shouldn’t we? | Jean Twenge

Parents fret about harmful content, but reducing device use to 90 minutes a day would be good for mental healthWe’ve all seen it – teenagers glued to their phones, not even glancing up when their parents talk to them; kids immersed in tablets at airports; young friends around restaurant tables staring at their phones instead of each other.As children and young people spend an increasing amount of time with screens – more than six hours a day according to one US survey – parents have begun to wonder if spending...

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Published By: theguardian.com - 5 days ago





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