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Do Tablets Impede Kids’ Ability To Be Self-Reliant?
We’ve all been there—or, at the very least, we’ve all been in a restaurant with a parent who’s been there. A toddler in the midst of a maelstrom tantrum is handed an iPad and suddenly goes into zone-out mode. It’s a nice trick for those situations where a complete freakout needs to be quelled post-haste, but as many have asked over the past three or four years, what are the longer-term neurological and social effects of giving kids so much tablet time?
Read what Bits’ Nick Bilton found out about it here.

Do Tablets Impede Kids’ Ability To Be Self-Reliant?

We’ve all been there—or, at the very least, we’ve all been in a restaurant with a parent who’s been there. A toddler in the midst of a maelstrom tantrum is handed an iPad and suddenly goes into zone-out mode. It’s a nice trick for those situations where a complete freakout needs to be quelled post-haste, but as many have asked over the past three or four years, what are the longer-term neurological and social effects of giving kids so much tablet time?

Read what Bits’ Nick Bilton found out about it here.