Better Brain on Paper Our brains on paper are entirely different than our brains on screen. Researchers are finding that screen based reading only stimulates the skimming part of the brain- not the deep thinking, deep reading part of the brain. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/serious-reading-takes-a-hit-from-online-scanning-and-skimming-researchers-say/2014/04/06/088028d2-b5d2-11e3-b899-20667de76985_story.html?utm_term=.e33828a5b7c5
Close your eyes. Imagine your phone is locked out of reach……….. How do you feel? This Huffington post article about the struggle parents face limiting their screen time. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/parents-worry-about-kids-screen-time-but-cant-put-our-own-phones-away_us_58460818e4b028b32339082a If you are having difficulties managing screen exposure in your home- contact us- we can walk you through the process. support you through the withdrawal and see you through to the success. And remember- these effects apply to you, too!
Its Digital Heroin! How Screen Turn Kids into Psychotic Junkies Do you feel like your child becomes a different person when its time to power off? Its because neurochemically- they are. This NY Times article will tell you how it is. http://nypost.com/2016/08/27/its-digital-heroin-how-screens-turn-kids-into-psychotic-junkies/