Early childhood is a critical time for children’s growth and development. One factor that may impair healthy development during the preschool years is excessive screen media use. U.S children under the age of 5 average twice the amount of recommended screen time. This research brief shows that screen media use is higher among children from households with more chaos.
screen use, social media, preschool, children
Family, Life Course, and Society | Place and Environment
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The authors thank all parents who participated in this study.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health
Emon, Jennifer A. and Benjamin-Neelon, Sara E., "Screen Media use is Higher among Preschool Children from More Chaotic Homes" (2020). Population Health Research Brief Series. 104.
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