Friday, August 3, 2018

Addictive Smartphones Major Threat To Young Children

The addictive nature of smartphones has been documented for years, but Big Tech has successfully suppressed the research that would guide parents to protect their children. Technocrats don’t let anything get in the way of their scientific ‘solutions.’ ⁃ TN Editor

Parents should be given official advice warning them not to give their children smartphones before they reach secondary school, a leading psychiatrist has warned.

Dr Jon Goldin claimed parents are being forced into buying the devices for their young children so they aren’t left out at school.

The vice chairman of the Royal College of Psychologists said government guidance on when to give smartphones to children would help parents stand their ground.

Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, he said: ‘Children often say to their parents: “All my friends are [getting phones] and you are not allowing me to do that.”

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