Wednesday, January 20, 2010

If Your Kids Are Awake, They’re Probably Online - NYTimes.com

See the full article for a stark reality check

Those ages 8 to 18 spend more than seven and a half hours a day with such devices, compared with less than six and a half hours five years ago, when the study was last conducted. And that does not count the hour and a half that youths spend texting, or the half-hour they talk on their cellphones.

And because so many of them are multitasking — say, surfing the Internet while listening to music — they pack on average nearly 11 hours of media content into that seven and a half hours.

If Your Kids Are Awake, They’re Probably Online - NYTimes.com

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