Too much face-to-screen time and not enough face-to-face interaction could degrade kids’ ability to read other people’s emotions, a new study suggests. Read more
Sure, your child can read emoticons. But a provocative new study suggests that all that screen time is making it hard for children to interpret real-life emotions. It shows that the more kids use digital media, the more their social skills decline. Read more
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