Do Video Games Exacerbate ADHD?
written by Colin Guard, Dr. Liz Matheis & Randy Kulman PH. D, published on www.attitudemag.com
Resistance is futile; the future is digital.
Statistics from Common Sense Media show that more than 30 percent of children in the United States play with mobile devices while still in diapers. More than one-third of third graders own a phone. Tweens spend up to an hour a day texting. High school students spend 8 to 11 hours each day with digital technology, if you include multitasking. And, according to Pew Research Center, nearly 75 percent of 13- to 17-year-olds have smartphones they use “almost constantly.”