Small screens were also seen to be worse than TVs for toddlers, the study by Deakin University researchers found.Prolonged use of small screens created risks to the social and cognitive growth of toddlers and pre-schoolers. Researcher Sumudu Mallawaarachchi said any perceived benefits of amusing a child with a mobile phone were outweighed by the potential harm, especially with extended use.Small screens were more addictive than big ones because engaging in a smartphone was a solo activity,…
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Tablets, phones worse for toddlers than TV
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