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The lasting effects of television and video games in a child’s bedroom

Article Development Parenting and childcare Technology and society

Twenty years ago, developmental psychologist Douglas Gentile conducted a national survey to assess the patterns of media use in American households with children. The results revealed that parents who moderate their own screen time also monitor their kids’ screen time more carefully. Subsequently, those same children end up watching less television and participating in more…