Skip navigation

school readiness

PositiveTip for

Keep Electronic Devices out of Kids' Bedrooms.

Game consoles was linked to poor social competence.

A cross-sectional study of over 500 kindergartners in Hong Kong found the presence of electronic devices in their bedrooms was associated with worse social competence, emotional maturity, language and cognitive skills, communication skills, and overall school readiness compared to to those who did not. 

PositiveTip: Think carefully when allowing children to have electronic devices in their bedrooms!