"I get it. I understand the attractions and distractions of the bright, shiny screen, and I'm old. I'm also going to admit that a lot of those hours are also just plain fun. (Come on. We can talk. We're adults here. Let he or she who does not have a game or six on a mobile device cast the first stone.)
But research is beginning to suggest that the effects of screen time on the developing brain are decidedly negative-and in some cases, downright alarming..."