Study finds child exposure to electronic devices impedes development

 Study finds child exposure to electronic devices impedes development

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BANGKOK, 11th September 2017 (NNT) – Physicians have suggested that over exposure to electronic media can impede child development, and are encouraging parents to limit time children spend on such devices.

Asst Prof Dr Weerasak Chonchaiya, a doctor of child development and a teacher at Chulalongkorn University, has revealed the findings of a study into electronic device usage by young children. The research focused on television, mobile phones and tablets and studied 300 children aged between 6 months and 2 years, finding that they were at risk of developmental issues due to their exposure to such electronic devices.

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Reporter: Itiporn Lakarnchua
National News Bureau Of Thailand



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