Research By John Hutton, MS, MD
Post Date: November 4, 2019 | Publish Date: Nov. 4, 2019
A study, published Nov. 4, 2019, in JAMA Pediatrics, shows that children who have more screen time have lower structural integrity of white matter tracts in parts of the brain that support language and other emergent literacy skills.
These skills include imagery and executive function—the process involving mental control and self-regulation. These children also have lower scores on language and literacy measures. READ MORE.
|Original Title:||Associations Between Screen-Based Media Use and Brain White Matter Integrity in Preschool-Aged Children|
|Published in:||JAMA Pediatrics|
|Publish date:||Nov. 4, 2019|
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