Kids and Digital Media: What Parents Need to Know
This holiday season, many kids are asking for shiny new devices, but some parents worry about how access to all this may affect children. We talk with the author of a new book that takes a fact-not-fear approach to exposing kids to technology, and promises to help parents navigate the digital world.
- Yalda Uhls - developmental psychologist and researcher on how media impacts the social behavior of preadolescents. She directs Creative Community Partnerships at Common Sense Media, a nonprofit media advocacy group for families, and her new book is called Media Moms & Digital Dads: A Fact-Not-Fear Approach to Parenting in the Digital Age.