12-year-old children consume on average 8 1/4 hours of media daily, with media multitasking associated with worse mental health outcomes but videogaming associated with better mental health outcomes
Article URL: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0259163
Article Title: Media use, attention, mental health and academic performance among 8 to 12 year old children
Author Countries: Luxembourg, Switzerland
Funding: This research was supported by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (ATTRACT/2016/ID/11242114/DIGILEARN) to PCL and the Swiss National Funds 100014_159506 and the Klaus J. Jacobs Foundation to DB. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
Media use, attention, mental health and academic performance among 8 to 12 year old children
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The authors declare no conflict of interest regarding this publication. Daphne Bavelier declares she is a member of the scientific advisory board of Akili Interactive, Boston.