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Children are spending too much time in front of screens.  According to researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, many children spend an average of 7 1/2 hours a day interacting with screens.  What are the costs of all this screen time?  One important consequence is that children’s time engaging in face-to-face social interactions has decreased as the preference for screen time has increased. Researchers at UCLA have shown that all this screen time is lowering kids’ social skills.  For more information about this, go to:

http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2014/08/28/343735856/kids-and-screen-time-what-does-the-research-say

 

 

 

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