Technology, Video Games

Will delaying technology hurt my child’s development in a modern world?

By Andrew P. Doan, MPH, MD, PhD This is an older article, but an excellent reminder that technology executives delay the introduction of mobile devices, search engines, and digital media with their children. This makes a lot of sense neurobiologically. The brain takes about 25 years to completely mature. By delaying mobile devices, digital technologies, […]

Time Management, Video Games

Are your kids’ grades dropping because of video games and entertainment media?

By Andrew P. Doan, MPH, MD, PhD Based on the current research and our experience, we estimate that 10-20% of kids can moderate the use of digital screens, the majority will exhibit problematic use, and about 10% will have full-blown addictive issues that affect numerous areas of their lives. Even healthy kids have trouble moderating […]