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Wired and tired: Screen time linked to downward spiral in kids

Excessive exposure to the artificial light emitted by electronic gadgets is responsible for the increasing number of “wired and tired” kids who are either keyed up and easily enraged or apathetic and depressed. The best way to deal with this problem is to decrease the inordinate amount of time kids spend using electronics every day.  The brain of a child is highly sensitive to electronics. The more time he or she spends staring at a glowing screen, the worse the effects on his or her brain.  Interactive screen time involving emails, games, texting, and the use of internet and social media is considered to be the worst cause of cognitive, mood, and sleep problems in kids.  Read more...

 

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