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iPad apps and screen time

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Started by Sharon Carlson 05 Oct 2013 8:04am () Replies (2)

This is an intereing article. Kate Highfield states:

85 per cent of the apps purchased for their children were just ''drill and practice'' games that asked children to repeat an action or remember simple facts. Such apps lead to lower-level neural development and often include excessive rewarding that can create unrealistic expectations in children.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/little-brains-suffer-with-too-much-screen-play-20131003-2uxh5.html#ixzz2gnEh6pui

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