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David Gillespie’s ‘Teen Brain’: a valid argument let down by selective science and over-the-top claims

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Screen time has arguably become the most concerning aspect of development for modern-day parents. A 2015 poll identified children’s excessive screen time as the number one concern for parents, overtaking more traditional concerns such as obesity and not getting enough physical activity.

Authors


  •   Loughran, Sarah P. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Loughran, S. P. (2019). David Gillespie’s ‘Teen Brain’: a valid argument let down by selective science and over-the-top claims. The Conversation, 4 May 1-5.

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Volume


  • 4 May

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • Screen time has arguably become the most concerning aspect of development for modern-day parents. A 2015 poll identified children’s excessive screen time as the number one concern for parents, overtaking more traditional concerns such as obesity and not getting enough physical activity.

Authors


  •   Loughran, Sarah P. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Loughran, S. P. (2019). David Gillespie’s ‘Teen Brain’: a valid argument let down by selective science and over-the-top claims. The Conversation, 4 May 1-5.

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Volume


  • 4 May

Place Of Publication


  • Australia