Much of the professional guidance around screen time for young kids comes from studies that were conducted when “screen” meant “television.” Meanwhile, screens themselves – and the games and apps that go on them – have evolved faster than researchers can keep up with. But one credible study found that educational games and apps are demonstrably inferior to one-on-one spoken interaction with babies. What made the study credible? It was conducted by the foundation of the guy who has a vested interest in screen time: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
There Are Lots Of Unknowns About Babies And Screen Time – Here Are A Few Knowns
Published March 30, 2015.
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