Thailand News

Breaking news headlines

Study finds child exposure to electronic devices impedes development

1 min read
Spotify on a Android mobile phone

Spotify on a Samsung smartphone. Photo: Photo-Mix (Pixabay).

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.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Itiporn Lakarnchua
National News Bureau Of Thailand

Leave a Reply

By using the site you agree and accept the terms of this Privacy and Cookies Policy. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.