The Children’s Media Foundation

The Trouble With “Screen Time Rules”

CMC Academic Advisory Board member Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross of the London School of Economics discuss the wide range of advice given to parents about monitoring screen time. 

How much is too much when it comes to "screen time"? Sonia and Alicia round-up the advice that is being given to parents about screen time rules, where reports represent advice on a scale from fear to hype. Rather than measuring screentime purely by the clock, they suggest a set of lifestyle-based questions that can help moderate our interpretation of screentime’s benefits and risks.

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Photo credits: D. Nguyen, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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