Cutting down on your kids' screen time may be more complicated than just turning off the TV. Researchers in the UK questioned 10- and 11-year-olds, who overwhelmingly said they often used multiple electronic devices at the same time. In other words, they watch TV, while chatting online and texting friends- during the commercials, for example. The study found that TV time was often used as simply background entertainment while kids are engaged in other high tech activities.
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