3-D Hands-On Learning

In a new study published last week in JAMA Pediatrics, researchers found that the use of electronic media of any type in children were associated with problems in family and personal well-being measures:     Television viewing on weekdays or weekends was...

The Digital Generation

How much should parents allow new technologies — computers, iPads and other tablets, game stations, electronic readers — into their children’s daily lives, for both education and for play? ┬áHanna Rosin describes the dilemma:   On the one hand,...

TV In The Background

From Pediatrics: Although recent research has shown the negative consequences associated with background television, this study provides the first nationally representative estimates of that exposure. The amount of exposure for the average child is startling. This...