Children who reported more than 2 hours a day got lower scores on thinking and language tests.
Screen time was linked to poorer connectivity in areas that govern language and cognitive control
Kids who use screens more than 7 hours a day show physical changes in the brain, premature thinning of the cortex
Going On Social Media messes with your ability to think independently
Always being on social media makes your brain tired & makes it feel weak
Being on Social Media has proven one's stress to go up consistently
Studies show that regular marijuana use in teens changes the actual structure of the brain, and impacts areas related to memory problem-solving, which has an observable effect on cognition and academic performance.
The effects of drugs and alcohol can slow down or even stop the development in certain regions of the brain.
Participating in sports allows kids to develop essential leadership skills in their life
Keeps critical thinking, learning, and good judgment skills sharp
Can improve your self esteem and confidence in yourself
Exercising boosts your limbic cortex which is the cord in your brain that makes you happy
Research shows when you exercise, you work your muscles in your brain
As your heart rate increases during exercise, blood flow to the brain increases and gets your brain thinking
Reading not only improves memory, but it also improves attetntion span
Reading heightens our langauge reception activity for several days