Building a Balanced ‘Media Diet’ for Kids
It seems that younger and younger children are spending many hours at a time on their screens. Even young babies are kept occupied with a game on an iPad. Our guest likens media consumption to food consumption. So how much is too much? To discuss how parents can make sure their kids are sticking to a healthy, balanced media diet, is Dr Wayne Warburton, Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology and Deputy Director of the Children and Families Research Centre at Macquarie University.