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The average kid between 8 and 11 uses screens for more than three-and-a-half hours per day.

Only 5% of US kids meet expert recommendations for sleep, screen time, and exercise — here’s what they should be doing

Kids should get between nine and 11 hours of sleep a night, should limit recreational screen use to two hours per day, and should get at least an hour of moderate-to-vigorous exercise. The better kids in the US do on those guidelines, the better they perform on cognitive tests.
Navigating screen time for toddlers is a contentious topic among researchers and parents alike.

How much should toddlers use smartphones, tablets, and other screens? This pocket guide could help.

The glow of portable electronics is irresistible to infants and toddlers, but many parents aren't sure how to manage young kids' screen time. So we took the latest scientific research, official guidelines, and advice from childhood development experts to create this handy pocket guide.
Navigating screen time for toddlers is a contentious topic among researchers and parents alike.

Smartphones horrified me as a new parent — here’s why I stopped worrying and learned to embrace kids’ tech-filled futures

Smartphones and tablets are irresistible to children, but it's unclear how they affect brain development. New research suggests some surprising benefits.