screen time

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On the rise: young children’s screen time on mobile devices and computers is increasing. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A recent survey from San Francisco non-profit organisation Common Sense Media has shed new light on the technology habits of one- to eight-year-olds. (...)

A UK study has linked extra screen time with poorer exam results. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Spending more time watching television, using the internet or playing onscreen games is associated with poorer school grades, a UK study has found. B(...)

There is evidence that our brains become used to checking a device every few minutes and find it hard to remain focused on a task even when not interrupted by digital messages. Photograph: Thinkstock
The price of your device

Technological devices are very much part of our everyday lives, at home, work and school. There are great benefits of access to information, in(...)