On August 27 the New York Post published an article written by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras titled It’s Digital Heroin: How Screens Turn Kids into Psychotic Junkies. Shortly after, The Verge published a rebuttal, pulling apart Dr. Kardaras’ arguments. Written by Rachel Becker, Why Calling Screentime ‘Digital Heroin’ is Digital Garbage, brings up some important points about scientific studies, or the lack thereof, that are being used to back the claim that digital equals addiction.
Listen in as we talk about the studies that are out there, what countries all over the world are doing about digital, and some of the benefits that have been found for both kids and adults.
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