|Food for Thought:
Dr. Michael Rich is an associate professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, specializing in medicine and media. His "three major concerns with digital technology, or screen time, are how we sacrifice our personal interactions with others in favour of an online existence, how our children are losing time for creative play, and losing their ability to manipulate the physical environment. Young children who spend excessive time looking at screens will likely be “impoverished” in the above three areas and—given the rapid brain development in the first three years—are in fact “pruning away circuitry they may need in the future.” [see the video below to learn more...]
Source: ATA: Promise and Peril of Technology, May 8, 2012.