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Landmark Study Looks at How Screen Time Affects Kids’ Brains

Landmark Study Looks at How Screen Time Affects Kids’ Brains
How does screen time affect the developing brains of young kids?


That's the big question behind a $300-million study conducted by the National Institutes of Health that's using MRI scans to examine changes in brain structure among children who use smartphones and other screen devices. The first batch of results from the study, which was highlighted by CBS's 60 Minutes on Sunday, shows that kids who spent more than two hours per day on screens scored lower on language and thinking tests.
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