The more your child sits in front of the TV, the worse it will communicate with you!
The more your child sits in front of the TV, the worse it will communicate with you
New Zealand scientists have found a not-too-pleasant relationship between the time spent by children watching TV or a computer and their relationship with their parents. It turns out blue screen and video games are destroying a child's ability to communicate normally.
Children satisfy the need for this communication through social sites and chats. The Internet and television are also completely suitable for them in terms of education and entertainment. Thus, children no longer have to communicate with real people, go somewhere or drive, read books or visit a museum.
There is a direct relationship between screen time and a child's relationship with mom and dad. Every extra hour spent on the couch in front of the box, or in the chair in front of the computer, increases the chances of family conflicts by 4%. The wall of rejection between school friends is growing at about the same pace.
Researchers from the University of Otago in Dunedin urge parents to limit their children's interaction with the virtual world by increasing real communication. It is good for both physical and mental he alth.