mesmer242: meanmutton: jfarkinB: As a parent, and as somebody who's had a fair number of developmental and perceptual psych classes, I'm really, really nervous about giving apps or other addictive, attention-monopolizing, physics-defying toys to extremely young children. I don't know that they'll be harmful, but I think the possibility is strong enough that it's irresponsible to ignore it. There are plenty of other parents volunteering their kids for what amounts to a massive impromptu field study; let's see what we learn from them in a few years./subbyI love that your appeal to authority is that you took a couple undergrad psych courses in college. Not enough for a minor, mind you, but a couple.Uh, really? That's your criticism of subby? The American Academy of Pediatrics also recommends zero screen time for kids under age 2. That means no TV, no computers, no apps. Almost nobody follows that instruction (including my family) but it's reckless to say that the experts in the field of pediatrics and child development are wrong on this just because you don't like the guideline. If you've got some research that proves them wrong, then feel free to share it.
Cpl.D: Trolling is for people who have nothing else to offer and have to make do with the absolute baseline. It's a sad carbon copy of a carbon copy of a carbon copy of a carbon copy of something that was funny at one time for one situation. Now?Now it's just an internet prosthesis for a missing personality.
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