Is Entertainment Technology Beneficial?

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Is entertainment technology beneficial to infants from birth to the age of two?
Entertainment technology "is the discipline of using manufactured or created components to enhance or make possible in any sort of entertainment experience"(dictionary.com). Entertainment technology is used for many different reasons as well as necessities such as work, school, communication, and social media. The rapid emergence of entertainment technology has changed the way the world works and interacts with each other. It has changed many aspects of communication, but is this rapid change necessarily a good thing? Should there be an age limit to exposure and usage? As entertainment technology has come into the world, so has a negative side effect to the conveniences of it. These negative outcomes have disrupted the agenda for youth as well as children and infants. “It takes two full years for a baby 's brain to develop to the point where the symbols on the screen come to represent their equivalents in the real world” (Healthy Children). Exposure to entertainment technology from the age’s birth to two years of age has negative effects. These effects include delayed cognitive development, language, social emotional and physical developments of the child.
The first three years of a child 's life are the most important for brain development. During these years the child’s brain is growing rapidly, this concluding that the first three years are the most crucial for development in the child.
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