- This entails analyzing the possible consequences on children’s general physical development and well-being as well as the implications of extended screen time on obesity, musculoskeletal health, and sleep habits.
To investigate the impact of technology use, namely screen time, on children’s mental health and overall wellbeing.
- This entails examining how digital media usage affects social interactions, emotional control, and cognitive development. It also entails looking for any links between technology use and the occurrence of mental health conditions such attention disorders, depression, and anxiety.
To identify the moderating factors that may influence the relationship between technology use and the physical and mental well-being of children.
- This includes investigating the role of parental guidance, socioeconomic status, educational interventions, and environmental factors in mitigating or exacerbating the effects of technology on children’s health and well-being.
To provide evidence-based recommendations for parents, caregivers, educators, and policymakers on fostering a healthy and balanced approach to technology use among children.
- This will involve translating the research findings into practical guidelines and strategies aimed at promoting positive technology habits, establishing appropriate screen time limits, and integrating technology in ways that support children’s overall well-being and development.
To contribute to the existing body of knowledge on the impact of technology on children’s health and well-being, thereby fostering a deeper understanding of the complex interplay between technological advancements and the physical and mental development of the younger generation.
- This objective aims to provide a foundation for future research and intervention strategies aimed at optimizing the benefits of technology while minimizing its potential adverse effects on children’s well-being.