CMCH Director, Dr. Michael Rich, argues that todays kids are very adept in the interactive Web and technology, which combined with sexual curiosity may lead to sexting.
In a new study published in the current issue of Pediatrics, CMCH researchers Dr Marie Evans Schmidt and Dr. Michael Rich, looked at the relationship between TV viewing and language and motor skills development.
The authors concluded that TV viewing has no positive or negative benefit on young childrens language development or cognitive skills. They agree if parents want to stimulate their children, the best way is to play with them.
According to a recent study published in the journal Pediatrics, CMCH researchers Dr Marie Evans Schmidt and Dr. Michael Rich, found that TV viewing has no positive or negative impact on the development of language or cognitive skills in young children. The authors point out that there are some health risks associated with TV watching and recommend that parents should find other options for positive brain development.
According to CMCH Senior Scientist Dick Chalfen , cell phones are
a more definitive part of childhood experience, and schools should take the opportunity to teach students and educators that rather than a classroom distraction, cell phones may be used as an educational tool.