Tag: media

1. A systematic review of 35 controlled studies examining the impact of interactive applications (apps) on early academic skills in young children found multiple studies showing benefit for early mathematics learning. 2. None of the studies examining apps targeting social communication skills in children with autism spectrum disorder showed learning...
Image: PD 1. Children who displayed problems in their ability to self-regulate (self-soothe, fall asleep, self-entertain, etc…) were likely to watch more television and movies at age 2 than children with sufficient self-regulating abilities. 2. Toddlers who regressed in their self-regulating behaviors between 9 months to 2 years of age were...
Image: PD 1. Violent sequences in motion pictures have doubled since 1950. 2. The presence of gun violence in PG-13 rated movies has increased since 1985 eventually becoming equal to or higher than the rate of gun violence in R-rated movies starting in 2009. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: It is...
 Image: PD 1. The American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes that while the media may negatively influence children and adolescents, it could also have important positive and prosocial effects. 2. Pediatricians are advised to ask 2 media questions at every well-child visit: How much recreational screen time does your child or teenager...