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How to stop revenge bedtime procrastination and get better sleep : Life Kit : NPR

When your days are packed, it can be hard to find some "me time" time to unwind. You might find yourself staying up past your bedtime, scrolling on social media or watching an extra episode of your latest show, That's called "revenge bedtim

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Why Staring at Screens Is Making Your Eyeballs Elongate—and How to Stop It

How much extra time on screen have you had recently? It may be causing nearsightedness—but there’s hope for reversing it.

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How can we minimize Instagram’s harmful effects?

Psychologists’ research has shown that Instagram use is associated both with beneficial and detrimental effects.

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We All Use Our Phones Differently

By Emily Reynolds. Participants asked to wait around for 10 minutes used their phones in range of ways and reported varied experiences.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Kids’ screen time up 50% during pandemic

For most parents, pre-pandemic expectations around screen time are no longer realistic.

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Can Apps Make Your Kids Smarter? - WebMD

The review found that apps could be particularly useful for teaching early math and language skills.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Increase in Glasses for Teens Linked to Screen Time

A new study is warning parents that all that screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Technology is Distracting Parents from Connecting. Time to Unplug!

“Technoference” and how screens are disrupting parents’ most important relationship.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Crafty kids are finding ingenious ways to thwart Apple's 'Screen Time' feature

Apple first introduced Screen Time this summer as one of the key feature additions on iOS 12. By adding limits to specific apps, or your phone as a whole, Apple attempted to add a digital dose of self-control for those who need it most. People raved about

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Smartphone Addiction Increases Loneliness, Isolation; No Different From Substance Abuse, Experts Say

A new study finds that smartphone addiction can cause serious social problems -- boosting feelings of loneliness and isolation -- while worsening anxiety and depression symptoms.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Parents’ Screen Time Is Hurting Kids

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Touch Screens May Be Ruining Toddlers' Sleep

This is the first study to look at the link between toddlers' touch-screen use and sleep, the researchers said.

Family & Parenting | Kids

New Screen Time Recommendations for Babies, Kids, and Teens Released

A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents about appropriate screen time amounts from infant to age 18.

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Pediatricians Rethink Screen Time Policy for Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics is revising its recommendation that parents avoid all screen time for children under age 2 and limit it to two hours a day for older children.