12-year-old children consume on average 8 1/4 hours of media daily, with media multitasking associated with worse mental health outcomes but videogaming associated with better mental health outcomes

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12-year-old children consume on average 8 1/4 hours of media daily, with media multitasking associated with worse mental health outcomes but videogaming associated with better mental health outcomes

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Article URL: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0259163

Article Title: Media use, attention, mental health and academic performance among 8 to 12 year old children

Author Countries: Luxembourg, Switzerland

Funding: This research was supported by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (ATTRACT/2016/ID/11242114/DIGILEARN) to PCL and the Swiss National Funds 100014_159506 and the Klaus J. Jacobs Foundation to DB. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

Source: 12-year-old children consume on average 8 1/4 hours of media daily, with media multitasking associated with worse mental health outcomes but videogaming associated with better mental health outcomes



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