Technology And Technology Essay

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INTRODUCTION: Technology has changed the way we do things in numerous ways. It has changed our outlook on life. Early exposure to the media has caused many problems in our youth. However, technology also proves to make things easier and connects people from all over the world. The following essay provides current information on what research informs us about the impacts of technology of infants’ social skills, language development, and learning; followed by technology use effects on toddlers and young children, particularly physical health, sleep, and relationship development; finally, teenagerś use of technology in today's world.
INFANTS BRAIN DEVELOPMENT There is no way around it, babies are growing up in a button-clicking-culture. There are many advantages and disadvantages to infants and toddlers having an unlimited amount of access to technology. American Academy of Pediatrics discourages any media consumption of children younger than two years old. Infants growth is intertwined on levels, physical, mental and emotional growth are all related. If children spend all of their time on media, they are missing out on normal social stimulation, that involves all of the senses. Shockingly, 100% of children under two watch 1 to 2 hours of media every day and 14% watch over 2 hours a day (AAP, 2011). TV is also used as background noise in many children's home. Using “technology under the age of three can hinder a child’s development of the skills needed for math and

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