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Less than half of children's screen time is educational

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Friday, January 24, 2014

NYT: A study reports that as children age they spend more time with screens, but less time with educational activities.

According to the survey, 2- to 4-year-olds spent a little over two hours a day on screen, with one hour and 16 minutes  of educational time, while 8- to 10-year-olds spent more than two and a half hours a day on screen, but only 42 minutes was considered educational. The survey was based on interviews with 1,577 parents and conducted online from June 28 to July 24 by GfK, a research company.

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