Your mobile obsession may up behaviour issues in kids | Sikh Vogue
- Edited by TOI
- May 27, 2017
Brandon T McDaniel, assistant professor at Illinois State University in the US and lead author of the study, said when parents use mobile phones, their responsiveness to their kids changes and the device use causes less-than-ideal interactions with their children.
“It’s really difficult to toggle attention between all of the important and attention-grabbing information contained in these devices, with social and emotional information from our children, and process them both effectively at the same time,“ added Jenny Radesky, child behavior expert. The team had surveyed mothers and fathers from 170 two parents households.