TITLE

R U 2 Plugged In?

AUTHOR(S)
Bubar, Joe
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;4/28/2014, Vol. 82 Issue 21, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses details on the effects of being dependent on modern gadgets and technology among children in the U.S. Topics discussed include the impact on children's health brought by excessive time spent on staring at screens, the American Academy of Pediatrics's recommended time in using gadgets, and addiction to the use of mobile devices. Also mentioned are issues including weight gain, difficulty in sleeping, and poor academic grades.
ACCESSION #
95693815

 

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