Texas Tech University

Hooray! Screen Time for Kids is (Mostly) Fine, Says Pediatricians

Rachel Bowie

March 30, 2017

PureWow - Don't beat yourself up too much: There are plenty of parenting moments when busting out the iPad (in limited doses) really is the only option. Here, three circumstances when experts agree that a little bit of screen time is A-OK.

In case you've been living under a rock, he's the animated-and furry-descendent of Mister Roger's Neighborhood, and researchers at Texas Tech University found that children who watched 10 episodes over a two-week period exhibited higher levels of empathy, confidence and the ability to recognize emotions. (FYI, parent accompaniment while watching still required.)

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