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Finding value while setting limits on children’s screen time.
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Whole Play pairs screen time with other activities, creating a robust opportunity for learning, just as combining food groups such as beans and rice is more nutritious.
What is Brady's secret? Video game-like brain training to improve processing speed and working memory have helped make him one of the greatest.
Playing more video games during the coronavirus quarantine may help kids deal with their anxiety and fears. But some kids will overdo it. How will you know when that is the case?
Kids already have enough stress. With time off from school, keep them away from TV that makes the coronavirus scarier. Protect them from frightening, screen-based pandemic misinformation.
Are you missing sports during the coronavirus pandemic? Find some other ways to relax, distract, and root for the old home team. Or consider esports. It's already mainstream.
What are kids learning about the coronavirus from their peers and social media? Parents can use reliable information to help reduce anxiety and promote safe behavior.
Can kids who love video games get a job in e-sports? Learn how a child's love of videogames might pay off in a great job, just not as a professional gamer or popular YouTuber.
Is your teenager always within arm's reach of her phone? Here's how to help her apply her skills for remembering the whereabouts of her phone to the rest of her life.
Can Google Assistant and other virtual assistants help with a failing memory? Yes, but first you'll need to know what you want to remember and if you want Google to know it all.
It's football season! Are you ambivalent about your child playing football? Encourage football that builds brain cells, fantasy football.
Does your child need extra time on tests—and can you afford to get it? If not, it’s still possible to play to your child’s strengths—with some help from technology.
The Fortnite World Cup was just won by a 16-year-old. The youngest participant was 13, and much of the audience was far younger. How young is too young for Fortnite?
Why do kids want to play Fortnite nonstop? More than many other video games, Fortnite is extremely difficult to stop playing.
Adults and kids are having a hard time managing screen time, and there is little consensus on how much screen time kids should be allowed each day. Here are some real answers.
Randy Kulman, Ph.D., is a child clinical psychologist, parent of 5, and founder of LearningWorks for Kids. He is the author of Train Your Brain for Success and Playing Smarter in a Digital World.