Children as young as nine checking mobile phones 10 times a night - survey
Children as young as nine are so dependent on their mobile phones that they check their devices repeatedly throughout the night because of the "fear of missing out", researchers have found.
Pupils said they risked turning up for school tired and unable to concentrate due to the notifications from their mobile devices while they were in bed, with one-tenth of those polled checking their phones at least 10 times a night.
The study into children's technology usage - the first of its kind involving English state and private school pupils at night time - found almost half of 11 to... read more
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