Managing Screen Dependency with Dr. Aric Sigman
Dr. Aric Sigman delivers a talk on screen dependency to students and parents.
Dr Aric Sigman delivered a talk on managing screen time and screen dependency during the school day to Year 7, 8 and 9 students. He also delivered an evening talk to parents and looked at:
- How recreational screen time may affect cognitive skills, attention, brain development, literacy and academic achievement.
- How much and what type of electronic media children should be using before and after school hours, and at what ages.
- What ‘multi-tasking’ does to children’s minds and brains.
- What schools and parents should do together in deciding how much and what type of electronic media children should be using.
Dr Sigman is a Fellow of the Society of Biology, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a Chartered Scientist. He has worked extensively with the Department of Health, European Parliament and the Royal College of Paediatrics on teenage health.