Children who habitually check social media may experience major brain changes

[Fox 9 News, January 06, 2023] Frequent social media use in children may lead to big changes in their brains, a new study found. Researchers wanted to know if habitual checking of three social media sites — Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat — changed the way children’s brains developed.

Allina Health child and adolescent psychologist, Dr. Chad Radniecki, talked with Fox 9 News about the study's findings and how frequent social media use can affect the brain development of young people.

Posted on January 07, 2023 in Mental Health and Addiction

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