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Screen Damage: The Dangers of Digital Media for Children

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All forms of recreational digital consumption – whether on smartphones, tablets, game consoles or TVs – have skyrocketed in the younger generations. From the age of 2, children in the West clock up more than 2.5 hours of screen time a day; by the time they reach 13, it’s more than 7 hours a day. Added up over the first 18 years of life, this is the equivalent of almost 30 school years, or 15 years of full-time employment.

Most media experts do not seem overly concerned about this situation: children are adaptable, they say, they are ‘digital natives’, their brains have changed and screens make them smarter. But other specialists – including some paediatricians, psychiatrists, teachers and speech therapists – dispute these claims, and many parents worry about the long-term consequences of their children’s intensive exposure to screens.

 

Michel Desmurget, a leading neuroscientist, has carefully weighed up the scientific evidence concerning the impact of the digital activities of our children and adolescents, and his assessment does not make for happy reading: he shows that these activities have significant detrimental consequences in terms of the health, behaviour and intellectual abilities of young people, and strongly affect their academic outcomes.

A wake-up call for anyone concerned about the long-term impacts of our children’s over-exposure to screens.

Συγγραφέας: Desmurget Michel
Εκδότης: POLITY PRESS
Σελίδες: 295
ISBN: 9781509546404
Εξώφυλλο: Μαλακό Εξώφυλλο
Αριθμός Έκδοσης: 1
Έτος έκδοσης: 2022

Introduction: whom should we believe?

Part One

Digital natives: building a myth

Part Two

Uses: an incredible frenzy of recreational screens

Part Three

Impacts: chronicles of a disaster foretold

1. Preamble. Multiple and intricate impacts

2. Academic success. A powerful prejudice

3. Discussion. A damaging environment

4. Health. A silent aggression

Epilogue: a very old brain for a brave new world

Bibliography

Notes

Index

Michel Desmurget is a neuroscientist and Director of Research at INSERM, Paris.

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