Electronic Screen Time = Moody, Crazy and Lazy

"[font=Arial, Helvetica, 'DejaVu Sans', sans-serif]Children’s brains are much more sensitive to electronics use than most of us realize. In fact, contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t take much electronic stimulation at all to throw a sensitive and still-developing brain off track. Also, many parents mistakenly believe that interactive screen-time—such as internet or social media use, texting, emailing, and gaming –isn’t harmful, especially when compared to passive screen-time like TV. But in fact, interactive screen-time is more likely to cause sleep, mood, and[/font][font=Arial, Helvetica, 'DejaVu Sans', sans-serif] [/font][font=Arial, Helvetica, 'DejaVu Sans', sans-serif]cognitive[/font][font=Arial, Helvetica, 'DejaVu Sans', sans-serif] [/font][font=Arial, Helvetica, 'DejaVu Sans', sans-serif]issues, because it’s more likely to cause hyperarousal and compulsive use.  [/font]
[font=Arial, Helvetica, 'DejaVu Sans', sans-serif]Here’s a look at six physiological mechanisms that explain electronics’ tendency to produce mood disturbance: " [/font]

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