What Happens to Your Brain When
You Have Too Much Screen Time
While the internet affords us to have the totality of human knowledge at our fingertips and screens, there are significant drawbacks to having such access. This is especially the case when you add the mentally exhausting patterns that emerged through the global pandemic. Screen time shot through the roof: adolescents on average more than doubled their screen time during this time as well. What’s worse is not only the amount of screen time, but also who our children are associating with when it comes to online conversations. A concerning 43% of children ages 8 to 13 years old speak to strangers online, often without adult supervision.
It’s not too late to defend yourself from harmful content on the internet. Learn more about why you should consider having an internet filter and turn away from unlimited screen time in the visual deep dive below: