Principles for the wise use of computers by children

  title={Principles for the wise use of computers by children},
  author={Leon M. Straker and Clare Pollock and Barbara Maslen},
  pages={1386 - 1401}
Computer use by children at home and school is now common in many countries. Child computer exposure varies with the type of computer technology available and the child's age, gender and social group. This paper reviews the current exposure data and the evidence for positive and negative effects of computer use by children. Potential positive effects of computer use by children include enhanced cognitive development and school achievement, reduced barriers to social interaction, enhanced fine… 
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