3 thoughts on “The Negative Effects of Technology on Childhood Behavior

  • November 17, 2017 at 9:55 pm

    With that said on technology, the positive effects of technology and childhood behavior is introducing a child or teenager to the opportunity of using the internet to build an online business about something they’re passionate about. Something like food for instance. They can use technology and the web to build a loyal, targeted audience that’ll positive affect their train of thought and inspire them to forge ahead in entrepreneurship and never look at working a day job ever in life.

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  • November 23, 2017 at 7:47 am

    Hi,
    I remember that 15-20 years ago there were heated discussions related watching TV. I see something similar happening around “screen time”. It’s technology again. Where I see the key is the family members and how patents role model close to our kids. In itself technology is not good or bad. The way how we set boundaries and how we communicate about it and how integrated we are when doing so ( or how congruent we are, if you like) can be the difference maker. I think.

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  • November 18, 2018 at 12:41 am

    Apparently I gained skills as a child to deal with boredom and dealing (enjoying) with social interactions because I did not have that much access to media. But with only a couple years of exposure to having an iPhone, I feel an addictive pull that is hard to manage. I can’t imagine how children will be able to deal with this in a balanced way when, as an adult, I already have so many issues with it controlling my behavior. I really think, that the way that this technology is going, we won’t actually be able to be present, EVER.
    We will always be able to turn to a click to distract us from a moment of boredom, a moment of in-between, a moment of “I am not satisfied with my life”, a moment of “this is hard”…..any and all moments…life is made up of moments….

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