- A video of a child went viral because of the effects of overexposure to screens.
- It is said that the child suddenly struggled to see which made her parents rush her to the nearest doctor.
- A study enumerated the negative effects of gadgets on children.
We all know that the overexposure to mobile, television, and computer screens are not a good thing even for the adults. But just imagine what effect it has on children.
It seems like it has been a normal thing to give our phones to kids when we want them to be distracted. They’re having a tantrum? Give them the phone. You have something to do?
Make them watch a video on YouTube so that you can some peace of mind.
However, a four-year-old girl from Thailand almost went blind because of these mobile phones. It is said that because of her parents’ busy careers, she got exposed to cellphones since the young age of two.
They were immediately advised to get her eyeglasses, but when they did, the father noticed his daughter’s changing health. Then suddenly, his daughter found it hard to see which lead them to rush her to the hospital.
เคยได้ยินข่าวกันมาบ่อย แต่ก็มาเจอกับตัวเองจนได้จอปีศาจ เลี้ยงลูกกะมือถือ ไอแพด ตอนสองขวบ ดูแลเค้าไม่ทันบางทีก็…
According to research from Common Sense Media, a child’s eyes aren’t the only ones that get negatively affected by gadget addiction. It also affects the brain development of children resulting in attention deficit, cognitive delays, impaired hearing, increased impulsivity, and decreased self-regulation.
Other effects can be obesity, violence, reduced interaction, and addiction.