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ADHD Relevance in 2024

ADHD and sensory processing challenges originate in the prefrontal cortex, the brain’s control center for attention and behavior regulation

Impact of Screen Time on ADHD

Recent studies show a significant increase in ADHD diagnoses, correlating with higher screen time in children and adolescents. 📱🔍

Statistics on ADHD

According to the CDC, the prevalence of ADHD among children aged 4-17 years increased from 7.8% in 2003 to 11% in 2011-2012. 📊

Screen Time and Sensory Processing

Excessive screen time is linked to sensory processing issues, as it can overstimulate the brain and hinder its ability to process sensory information effectively. 🧩

Research Findings

A 2018 study found that teenagers who spend more than three hours a day on screens are 35% more likely to develop ADHD-related symptoms. 📚🔬

Healthy Screen Habits

Encouraging balanced screen time and promoting outdoor and offline activities can help mitigate these risks. 🌳🎨

Stay Informed

Stay updated with the latest research to better understand how screen time impacts brain development and behavior. 🧠📈

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