There has been more research than ever being released lately about the amount of time children are spending in front of screens. Too much “screen time,” as it is typically called, can have detrimental affects on children. A new research study has found that this overdose of technology can actually inhibit a child’s ability to identify emotions.
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Our mission is to study children, teens, and adults’ interaction with the newer forms of interactive digital media and to see how these interactions both affect and reflect offline lives, ecological conditions, and long-term development.
Patricia M. Greenfield
Distinguished Professor of Psychology, UCLA
Yalda T. Uhls, Ph.D.
Associate Director, CDMC@LA
Assistant adjunct prof. at UCLA