Exposure to Touchscreens and TVs Can Disrupt Infant Sleep
A new study from Oxford Academic's Sleep Research Society suggests that touchscreens and televisions are disrupting the sleep of infants.
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When examining screen time limits in your own children, apart from those of infants, don't focus solely on time. For instance, if kids are engaging with high-quality content that fuels imagination and curiosity, who's to say that they should end when their screen limit has been reached? The key, says Mike Robb, Ph.D., senior director of research at Common Sense Media and father of two, is to recognize that all screens are not equal. Age-appropriate, high-quality media is different than 10 hours of SpongeBob Squarepants.