Australian Council on Children and the Media

Australian study finds children increasingly in front of screens as they get older September 20, 2016

Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC), run by Australian Institute of Family Studies shows that children are spending more time on front of their devices as they get older, with those aged 12 to 13 staring at screens for at least three hours a day. The study has tracked 4,000 children since 2004.

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Chapter 5. Australian children's screen time and participation in extracurricular activities
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