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YouTube Videos May Not be that beneficial for Toddlers: Study

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By: Keerthi Mohan

Showing toddlers YouTube videos might keep them occupied, but it will not help them learn new things, a new study shows, adding that toddlers of up to two years can be kept entertained with YouTube clips on smartphones. “Young children are attracted to smartphones more than other forms of media and there is a need for more techno-behavioural studies on child-smartphone interaction,” IANS quoted Savita Yadav from the Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology in New Delhi, who is the lead author of the study, as saying. The study was conducted by observing the behaviour of 55 toddlers between the ages…

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