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Touch screen might not be all bad news!

Cognitive psychologist Time Smith has been researching on the topic of the use of technology by very young children. From his research on around 800 toddlers,he has investigated that playing games on tablets can improve children’s fine motor skills. According to him, touch screen games with the involvement of tapping, swiping and dragging objects can improve children’s fine motor skill including building towers and drawing in straight lines. Trough a small sample of his research, he found out that tech children had better fine motor skills than non- tech children, whereas there as no difference in their gross motor skill such as walking on a straight line.

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