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Screen Time

COVID-19 pandemic led to increased screen time, more sleep problems: Study

Of the participants surveyed, 92.9 per cent reported an increase in their electronic device usage between the first and second surveys

03 Jun 2021 10:56 AM

Students can't wait to get out of digital classrooms as they wait for schools to reopen after coronavirus shutdown

Challenges aplenty as students stare at a screen all day, interact with fewer classmates and teachers struggle to spot those lagging behind

21 Mar 2020 12:31 PM

Usage of screen time by children and educational qualification of parents are interconnected

Study reveals that increased screen- time may impact child development.

30 Nov 2019 12:20 PM

Excess screen time can result in childhood obesity

Too much screen time for children can lead to obesity.

10 Aug 2019 10:46 AM

Keep your phone away for a good night’s sleep

Backlit screens prevent body from secreting melatonin, thus reducing quality of sleep.

26 Jun 2019 1:38 PM


Smartphone addiction studies are not reliable

Studies on smartphone addiction can be flawed.

13 Jun 2019 12:32 PM

Screen time guidelines for infants and kids

No screen time for babies, only 1 hour for kids under 5: World Health Organization.

24 Apr 2019 9:32 PM

Screen time has negligible impact to mental health

Digital screen time has minimal impact on adolescent's mental well-being: Study.

07 Apr 2019 4:48 PM

Science saying screen time is not healthy is bad science

Technology has an effect on human being but science has not found a way to judge it accurately.

15 Jan 2019 5:49 PM

Here’s why too much screen time disrupts sleep

When certain cells are exposed to artificial light late at night, internal clocks can get confused, resulting in a host of health issues.

28 Nov 2018 6:04 PM


Apple's 'Screen Time' restrictions go weak against smarter kids

Parents have reported about the ways their kids were getting around the limitations set on the phone and app use on a Reddit thread.

28 Sep 2018 2:09 PM

Here's how you can undo perils of too much screen time

Increasing strength and fitness may offset the adverse health consequences of spending leisure time sitting down and watching a screen.

24 May 2018 6:18 PM

Teens who get more sleep may curb screen time

It turns out that extra time awake is almost all just sitting around - it has no health benefits.

28 Apr 2018 5:41 PM

More screen time coincides with less happiness in youths

The key to digital media use and happiness is limited use.

23 Jan 2018 12:56 PM

Technology not taking over children's lives: study

The time children spend using digital devices sounds huge.

26 Dec 2017 5:00 PM


Teens trading sleep for smartphone time: study

Limiting usage to two hours a day should leave enough time for proper sleep.

26 Oct 2017 2:20 PM