Screen Time

Smartphones, Tablets are Changing Kids’ Brain Structures, Claims Study

According to early results from an ongoing $300 million study funded by the National Institute of Health, smartphones and tablets are changing the structures of kid’s brains, as reported by “60 Minutes”. Scientists will follow more than 11,000 adolescents for a decade to see how childhood experiences impact the brain (via Bloomberg). The study, called Adolescent Brain...

Apple Removing Alternative Screen Time Apps from App Store

Third-party apps that track phone usage are steadily being removed from the App Store. According to a new report from TechCrunch, Apple has started sending out notices and in some cases, even removing apps from the App Store that offer Screen Time-like functionality. Apple's iOS 12 update included the introduction of native screen-time tracking and parental controls,...