A strange thing happened when New York Times tech writer Nick Bilton interviewed Apple CEO Steve Jobs in 2010.
The kids did not seem addicted at all to devices.”
Teenagers who spend upwards of five hours a day are more likely to have a risk factor for suicide.
After all, wasn’t Apple’s iconic co-founder famous for “thinking different?” But he’s not alone.
Second, screen time interferes with sleep.
While correlation is not necessarily causation, iGen nonetheless paints an unsettling picture of a generation whose ever-connected world, and the lack of real world socialization that comes with it, is having a significant negative effect.