Daily Screen Use Linked to Toddler Developmental Delays

According to a recent study from Japan, one-year-olds who spent an hour or more each day on screens were up to five times more likely to fail communicative milestones by the time they turned two. This latest study aimed to determine whether specific developmental areas were impacted by screen time at a young age. Previous research on the topic has shown varying impacts on development and learning new skills, including benefits depending on the type of programming watched in some cases. The amount of time spent using smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices, including television, video games, and mobile devices, …