It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies
do you hear your kid saying, “I am bored” especially while away from some sort of screen? Scientists called it Technical Addition. We now know that those iPads, smartphones and Xboxes are a form of digital drug. There’s a reason that the most tech-cautious parents are tech designers and engineers. Steve Jobs was a notoriously low-tech parent. Silicon Valley tech executives and engineers enroll their kids in no-tech Waldorf Schools. Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page went to no-tech Montessori Schools, as did Amazon creator Jeff Bezos and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
This article is quite eye-opening http://nypost.com/2016/08/27/its-digital-heroin-how-screens-turn-kids-into-psychotic-junkies/
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