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Parenting: How much should you limit screen time? Woman's Hour

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How much do you limit your child's screen time? The runner-up of The Fortnite World Cup, which took place this summer, was Jaden Ashman, a British 15-year-old who won nearly a million pounds. Before the computer tournament he was spending more than eight hours a day in front of a screen. We know that screen time already causes lots of family arguments so what will happen when your child says gaming could win them a fortune, just like Jaden? Tina Daheley talks to Mark Griffiths, Professor of Behavioural Addiction at Nottingham Trent University and Belinda Parmar who campaigns against tech addiction.

How much do you limit your child's screen time? The runner-up of The Fortnite World Cup, which took place this summer, was Jaden Ashman, a British 15-year-old who won nearly a million pounds. Before the computer tournament he was spending more than eight hours a day in front of a screen. We know that screen time already causes lots of family arguments so what will happen when your child says gaming could win them a fortune, just like Jaden? Tina Daheley talks to Mark Griffiths, Professor of Behavioural Addiction at Nottingham Trent University and Belinda Parmar who campaigns against tech addiction.

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