Children have begun to rely more and more on screen time, a fact that has begun to worry many parents. Kids not only use screens for recreation but also use tablets or computers at school.

Many have spoken about the various possible detriments to children having long stretches of ‘screen time’ but it’s hard to ignore the convenience, and utility of electronic devices.

The Wire speaks to some experts to find out about the exact consequences of children using screens.

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Produced By: Benjamin Trood

Featured In Story: Lennert Veerman, Professor of Public Health, Griffith University, and Dr Katrina Schmid, Associate Professor, Centre for Vision and Eye Research

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 12 October 2022