Teens And Screens: Should Parents Be worried?

parenting teenagers Nov 24, 2020

Why do teenagers spend so much time on screens and social media? What is driving their seemingly addictive behaviour? And what can parents do to help their children? I discuss the psychological hooks embedded in games and social media that draw teenagers in and keep them playing and engaging online. A teenager’s disconnected brain makes them particularly susceptible to these stealthy psychological techniques and vulnerable to gaming and social media addiction. I finish with digital hygiene tips for parents to help manage their child’s relationship with screens and social media.

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